Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity Rates

St. George, Utah
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45. Utah
> Adult obesity rate: 24.5%
> Adults overweight and obese: 59.7% (tied-4th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 20.3% (5th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 290 (11th lowest)

New York City, Manhattan
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44. New York
> Adult obesity rate: 25.0%
> Adults overweight and obese: 59.5% (3rd lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 29.3% (12th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 277 (5th lowest)

Stowe, Vermont
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43. Vermont
> Adult obesity rate: 25.1%
> Adults overweight and obese: 59.8% (6th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 22.2% (11th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 289 (10th lowest)

42. Connecticut
> Adult obesity rate: 25.3%
> Adults overweight and obese: 61.7% (9th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 23.5% (16th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 266 (2nd lowest)

Hudson County, New Jersey
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41. New Jersey
> Adult obesity rate: 25.6%
> Adults overweight and obese: 63.4% (13th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 27.2% (16th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 280 (8th lowest)