Special Report

The Couch Potato Capital of Every State

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1. Alabama: Gadsden
> Adults who do not exercise: 34.2% (Alabama: 29.0%)
> Population with no access to exercise locations: 56.4% (Alabama: 29.0%)
> Obesity rate: 36.8% (Alabama: 34.7%)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 23.0% (Alabama: 21.4%)
> Median household income: $41,152 (Alabama: $46,257)

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2. Alaska: Anchorage
> Adults who do not exercise: 18.2% (Alaska: 19.3%)
> Population with no access to exercise locations: 16.1% (Alaska: 19.3%)
> Obesity rate: 28.6% (Alaska: 29.4%)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 13.4% (Alaska: 13.4%)
> Median household income: $82,203 (Alaska: $76,440)

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3. Arizona: Lake Havasu City-Kingman
> Adults who do not exercise: 30.1% (Arizona: 20.2%)
> Population with no access to exercise locations: 34.5% (Arizona: 20.2%)
> Obesity rate: 30.4% (Arizona: 26.7%)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 20.9% (Arizona: 17.8%)
> Median household income: $42,423 (Arizona: $53,558)

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4. Arkansas: Pine Bluff
> Adults who do not exercise: 33.9% (Arkansas: 32.3%)
> Population with no access to exercise locations: 51.9% (Arkansas: 32.3%)
> Obesity rate: 40.5% (Arkansas: 34.6%)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 25.7% (Arkansas: 24.5%)
> Median household income: $37,076 (Arkansas: $44,334)

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5. California: Yuba City
> Adults who do not exercise: 19.8% (California: 17.9%)
> Population with no access to exercise locations: 63.4% (California: 17.9%)
> Obesity rate: 29.0% (California: 22.7%)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 18.2% (California: 17.5%)
> Median household income: $50,775 (California: $67,739)