Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity

Aleutians West, Adak Island, Alaska
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25. Alaska
> Obesity rate:
28.4%
> Pct. diabetic: 7.7% (4th lowest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $6,875 (the lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 345.3 (18th highest)

Baltimore, Maryland 3
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24. Maryland
> Obesity rate:
28.4%
> Pct. diabetic: 10.2% (22nd highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,197 (24th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 317.4 (22nd lowest)

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23. Pennsylvania
> Obesity rate:
28.8%
> Pct. diabetic: 10.6% (16th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,926 (11th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 342.8 (20th highest)

Wilmington, Delaware
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22. Delaware
> Obesity rate:
29.0%
> Pct. diabetic: 10.7% (15th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,273 (22nd highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 343.0 (19th highest)

Atlanta, Georgia 3
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21. Georgia
> Obesity rate:
29.0%
> Pct. diabetic: 11.4% (9th highest)
> Annual per capita healthcare cost: $9,357 (19th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 372.0 (13th highest)