Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity Rates

Wyoming Winter Traffic Jam
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30. Wyoming
> Adult obesity rate: 29.0%
> Adults overweight and obese: 65.4% (24th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 26.2% (tied-24th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 348 (18th highest)

Arlington County, Virginia
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29. Virginia
> Adult obesity rate: 29.2%
> Adults overweight and obese: 64.1% (tied-15th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 25.1% (22nd lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 314 (19th lowest)

Delaware Route 41
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28. Delaware
> Adult obesity rate: 29.7%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.9% (14th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 29.4% (tied-10th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 340 (24th highest)

Cincinnati, Ohio
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27. Ohio
> Adult obesity rate: 29.8%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.5% (tied-16th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 27.0% (tied-17th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 382 (12th highest)

Alaska
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26. Alaska
> Adult obesity rate: 29.8%
> Adults overweight and obese: 67.2% (tied-10th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 22.0% (10th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 347 (19th highest)