Special Report

The Most Obese County in Every State

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11. Hawaii County, Hawaii
> Obesity rate: 22.7% (county) 21.8% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 19.4% (county) 22.1% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.1% (county) 8.4% (state)
> Poverty rate: 18.7% (county) 9.3% (state)

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12. Minidoka County, Idaho
> Obesity rate: 34.2% (county) 29.6% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 18.3% (county) 23.7% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.8% (county) 8.4% (state)
> Poverty rate: 17.8% (county) 14.4% (state)

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13. Adams County, Illinois
> Obesity rate: 37.0% (county) 29.4% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.4% (county) 25.1% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.9% (county) 9.9% (state)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (county) 13.0% (state)

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14. Lawrence County, Indiana
> Obesity rate: 38.2% (county) 31.8% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 30.6% (county) 31.0% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 17.7% (county) 11.0% (state)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (county) 14.1% (state)

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15. Union County, Iowa
> Obesity rate: 37.8% (county) 31.3% (state)
> Adults who do not exercise: 26.4% (county) 28.5% (state)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.5% (county) 9.3% (state)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (county) 11.8% (state)