States Where People Are Too Sick to Work

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20. North Carolina
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 5.2% (17th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 29.6% (22nd highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 17.9% (22nd highest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.6 (19th fewest)

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19. Delaware
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 4.7% (21st highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.6% (18th highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 17.7% (24th highest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.4 (11th fewest)

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18. Rhode Island
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 5.5% (13th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.2% (17th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 14.4% (11th lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.8 (22nd most)

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17. New Mexico
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 5.2% (16th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 24.4% (5th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 16.6% (21st lowest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 4.3 (8th most)

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16. Indiana
> Workers on disability as pct. population: 5.1% (19th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.0% (10th highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 21.1% (10th highest)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days per month: 3.9 (17th most)