States Where Children Are Struggling With Obesity

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35. Michigan
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 29.9% (25th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.8% (23rd lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 65.0% (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $52,492 (18th lowest)

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34. Maine
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 13.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 32.5% (10th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 5.4% (4th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 64.5% (19th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,079 (19th lowest)

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33. Missouri
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 14.0%
> Adult obesity rate: 31.7% (17th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.9% (24th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 66.0% (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $51,746 (14th lowest)

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32. Virginia
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 14.1%
> Adult obesity rate: 29% (22nd lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 8.2% (22nd highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 71.7% (7th highest)
> Median household income: $68,114 (8th highest)

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31. Pennsylvania
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 14.2%
> Adult obesity rate: 30.3% (25th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 8.4% (18th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 70.2% (13th highest)
> Median household income: $56,907 (23rd highest)