States With the Highest Obesity Rates

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20. Alaska
> Adult obesity rate: 31.4%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.7% (21st largest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 19.1% (7th smallest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 356.8 (18th highest)

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19. Ohio
> Adult obesity rate: 31.5%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.3% (22nd largest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 25.9% (16th largest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 391.1 (11th highest)

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18. Illinois
> Adult obesity rate: 31.6%
> Adults overweight and obese: 65.0% (23rd smallest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 23.9% (22nd largest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 324.3 (21st lowest)

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17. Missouri
> Adult obesity rate: 31.7%
> Adults overweight and obese: 67.3% (16th largest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 24.9% (18th largest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 390.4 (12th highest)

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16. North Carolina
> Adult obesity rate: 31.8%
> Adults overweight and obese: 66.8% (20th largest)
> Adults who do not exercise: 23.3% (25th largest)
> Premature (before 75) deaths per 100K: 367.5 (15th highest)