Special Report

The Most Obese County in Every State

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1. Greene County, Alabama
> Obesity rate: 46.3% (county) 32.4% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 31.7% (county) 31.5% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 21.0% (county) 13.8% (state)
> Poverty rate: 37.9% (county) 17.1% (state)

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2. Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
> Obesity rate: 39.7% (county) 28.4% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 21.2% (county) 22.3% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.5% (county) 7.1% (state)
> Poverty rate: 7.3% (county) 9.9% (state)

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3. Apache County, Arizona
> Obesity rate: 35.2% (county) 26.8% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 21.4% (county) 25.2% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 14.4% (county) 10.7% (state)
> Poverty rate: 36.2% (county) 16.4% (state)

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4. Phillips County, Arkansas
> Obesity rate: 45.5% (county) 34.6% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 35.9% (county) 34.4% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 16.7% (county) 11.5% (state)
> Poverty rate: 33.5% (county) 17.2% (state)

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5. Stanislaus County, California
> Obesity rate: 32.6% (county) 24.1% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 20.0% (county) 21.4% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.7% (county) 10.2% (state)
> Poverty rate: 18.2% (county) 14.3% (state)