Special Report

States With the Highest Obesity Rates

Farm, Wisconsin
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20. Wisconsin
> Adult obesity rate: 30.7%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.0% (24th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 21.6% (8th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 301 (13th lowest)

Augusta, Georgia
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19. Georgia
> Adult obesity rate: 30.7%
> Adults overweight and obese: 65.5% (25th lowest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 27.3% (15th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 377 (13th highest)

Chicago, Illinois
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18. Illinois
> Adult obesity rate: 30.8%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.2% (tied-21st highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.8% (tied-20th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 320 (22nd lowest)

North Dakota Badlands
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17. North Dakota
> Adult obesity rate: 31.0%
> Adults overweight and obese: 67.0% (tied-12th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 26.8% (19th highest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 319 (21st lowest)

Detroit, Michigan
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16. Michigan
> Adult obesity rate: 31.2%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.3% (tied-19th highest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 25.5% (24th lowest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 360 (17th highest)