States Where Children Are Struggling With Obesity

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40. Wyoming
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 12.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 27.7% (16th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 4.5% (the lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 64.4% (18th lowest)
> Median household income: $59,882 (19th highest)

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39. South Dakota
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.0%
> Adult obesity rate: 29.6% (23rd lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.0% (13th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 67.3% (21st highest)
> Median household income: $54,467 (22nd lowest)

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38. New Mexico
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.1%
> Adult obesity rate: 28.3% (18th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 9.3% (10th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 60.9% (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $46,748 (7th lowest)

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37. Minnesota
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.4%
> Adult obesity rate: 26% (9th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.1% (14th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 71.3% (9th highest)
> Median household income: $65,599 (13th highest)

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36. Connecticut
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.4%
> Adult obesity rate: 27.8% (17th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.4% (16th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 72.9% (5th highest)
> Median household income: $73,433 (6th highest)