States Where Children Are Struggling With Obesity

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20. California
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 16.1%
> Adult obesity rate: 25% (4th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.7% (22nd lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 71.0% (10th highest)
> Median household income: $67,739 (9th highest)

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19. Nebraska
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 16.7%
> Adult obesity rate: 32% (13th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 5.7% (5th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 67.0% (24th highest)
> Median household income: $56,927 (22nd highest)

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18. Delaware
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 16.8%
> Adult obesity rate: 30.7% (23rd highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 9.8% (9th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 70.7% (11th highest)
> Median household income: $61,757 (15th highest)

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17. Maryland
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 16.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 29.9% (25th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.6% (20th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 75.9% (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $78,945 (the highest)

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16. Iowa
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 17.5%
> Adult obesity rate: 32% (13th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 5.3% (3rd lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 66.4% (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,247 (25th lowest)