States With the Highest Obesity Rates

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Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island
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40. Rhode Island
> Adult obesity rate: 26.0%
> Adults overweight and obese: 62.7% (11th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 28.1% (13th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 303 (14th lowest)

Boundary Waters, Minnesota
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39. Minnesota
> Adult obesity rate: 26.1%
> Adults overweight and obese: 62.8% (12th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 21.8% (9th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 262 (the lowest)

Dartmouth, New Hampshire
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38. New Hampshire
> Adult obesity rate: 26.3%
> Adults overweight and obese: 63.6% (14th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 22.6% (tied-14th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 290 (12th lowest)

Yakima, Washington
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37. Washington
> Adult obesity rate: 26.4%
> Adults overweight and obese: 62.5% (10th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 19.0% (3rd lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 286 (9th lowest)

Hawthorne (Mineral County), Nevada
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36. Nevada
> Adult obesity rate: 26.7%
> Adults overweight and obese: 64.7% (20th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.7% (tied-18th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 361 (16th highest)