States Where People Are Too Sick to Work

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25. New Jersey
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 3.6% (10th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 25.9% (12th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 14.0% (8th lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.5 (16th fewest)

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24. Connecticut
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 3.6% (12th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 25.2% (9th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 13.4% (4th lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.4 (12th fewest)

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23. Virginia
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 4.0% (19th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.3% (21st lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 15.3% (15th lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.5 (14th fewest)

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22. Georgia
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 4.4% (25th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.2% (21st highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 17.9% (22nd highest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.8 (21st most)

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21. Wisconsin
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 4.5% (24th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.6% (18th highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 17.1% (25th lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.6 (22nd fewest)