Special Report

The Most Obese County in Every State

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6. Kit Carson County, Colorado
> Obesity rate: 27.6% (county) 21.3% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.5% (county) 17.9% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 7.3% (county) 6.5% (state)
> Poverty rate: 14.2% (county) 11.0% (state)

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7. Windham County, Connecticut
> Obesity rate: 29.6% (county) 25% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.5% (county) 24.9% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.1% (county) 8.3% (state)
> Poverty rate: 11.2% (county) 9.8% (state)

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8. Kent County, Delaware
> Obesity rate: 32.8% (county) 31.1% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 27.8% (county) 27.8% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.8% (county) 11.1% (state)
> Poverty rate: 13.2% (county) 11.7% (state)

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9. Liberty County, Florida
> Obesity rate: 39.6% (county) 26.4% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 29.6% (county) 27.7% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.4% (county) 11.2% (state)
> Poverty rate: 16.9% (county) 14.7% (state)

10. Clayton County, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 38.0% (county) 30.3% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 25.3% (county) 27.2% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 11.6% (county) 10.8% (state)
> Poverty rate: 24.3% (county) 16.0% (state)