Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity

Detroit, Michigan ducks
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10. Michigan
> Obesity rate:
31.4%
> Pct. diabetic: 10.2% (21st highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $10,153 (7th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 356.5 (17th highest)

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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9. South Carolina
> Obesity rate:
31.6%
> Pct. diabetic: 11.8% (6th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,283 (21st highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 400.2 (9th highest)

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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8. Tennessee
> Obesity rate:
32.2%
> Pct. diabetic: 11.6% (7th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,868 (14th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 429.5 (8th highest)

Louisville, Kentucky
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7. Kentucky
> Obesity rate:
32.3%
> Pct. diabetic: 11.9% (4th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $10,384 (5th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 443.3 (7th highest)

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6. Oklahoma
> Obesity rate:
32.4%
> Pct. diabetic: 11.2% (11th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $10,058 (8th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 452.7 (4th highest)