States Where Children Are Struggling With Obesity

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10. Ohio
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 18.6%
> Adult obesity rate: 31.4% (20th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 8.8% (14th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 63.4% (15th lowest)
> Median household income: $52,334 (17th lowest)

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9. Georgia
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 18.6%
> Adult obesity rate: 31.5% (19th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 8.4% (18th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 65.0% (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $53,559 (21st lowest)

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8. Arkansas
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 19.1%
> Adult obesity rate: 35.7% (3rd highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 10.1% (8th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 54.9% (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $44,334 (3rd lowest)

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7. Tennessee
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 19.2%
> Adult obesity rate: 35.5% (5th highest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 7.9% (24th highest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 64.0% (16th lowest)
> Median household income: $48,547 (8th lowest)

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6. Rhode Island
> Childhood obesity rate (age 10-17): 19.2%
> Adult obesity rate: 26.6% (11th lowest)
> Children who watch TV 4+ hrs on avg. weekday: 6.6% (10th lowest)
> Families who say they can always afford nutritious meals: 71.6% (8th highest)
> Median household income: $60,596 (18th highest)