Special Report

Cities With the Worst Diets

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25. Columbus, Ohio
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.3%
> Fast-food restaurants: 80.9 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 30.0%
> Median household income: $63,764
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 15.1%
> Population: 2,078,725

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24. Tallahassee, Florida
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.3%
> Fast-food restaurants: 75.8 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 31.5%
> Median household income: $50,825
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 16.1%
> Population: 385,473

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23. Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska-Iowa
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.4%
> Fast-food restaurants: 69.3 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 31.0%
> Median household income: $65,619
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 13.7%
> Population: 934,184

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22. Columbia, South Carolina
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.5%
> Fast-food restaurants: 72.6 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 32.7%
> Median household income: $54,480
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 16.3%
> Population: 825,004

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21. Erie, Pennsylvania
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.5%
> Fast-food restaurants: 69.2 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 33.6%
> Median household income: $50,614
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 15.0%
> Population: 274,541