Special Report

Cities With the Worst Diets

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20. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.5%
> Fast-food restaurants: 78.3 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 31.5%
> Median household income: $59,566
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 15.5%
> Population: 2,027,059

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19. Killeen-Temple, Texas
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.6%
> Fast-food restaurants: 63.7 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 31.8%
> Median household income: $53,303
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 18.7%
> Population: 442,693

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18. Jackson, Mississippi
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.8%
> Fast-food restaurants: 93.6 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 36.1%
> Median household income: $52,434
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 19.5%
> Population: 578,794

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17. Canton-Massillon, Ohio
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 41.9%
> Fast-food restaurants: 85.0 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 32.5%
> Median household income: $51,198
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 16.4%
> Population: 399,927

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16. Lafayette, Louisiana
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 42.0%
> Fast-food restaurants: 70.6 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 34.9%
> Median household income: $47,848
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 18.9%
> Population: 491,558