Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35. Minnesota
> Obesity rate:
26.3%
> Pct. diabetic: 7.8% (5th lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $7,828 (8th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 262.4 (the lowest)

Providence, Rhode Island
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34. Rhode Island
> Obesity rate:
26.4%
> Pct. diabetic: 9.3% (22nd lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $8,844 (22nd lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 299.3 (13th lowest)


Teton County, Wyoming
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33. Wyoming
> Obesity rate:
26.6%
> Pct. diabetic: 8.1% (7th lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $7,643 (5th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 341.0 (22nd highest)

Seattle, Washington
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32. Washington
> Obesity rate:
27.2%
> Pct. diabetic: 8.5% (9th lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $7,863 (9th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 284.8 (9th lowest)

New Hampshire
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31. New Hampshire
> Obesity rate:
27.3%
> Pct. diabetic: 8.8% (15th lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $8,284 (13th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 280.1 (7th lowest)