Special Report

Cities With the Worst Diets

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10. Tulsa, Oklahoma
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 42.8%
> Fast-food restaurants: 74.4 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 31.2%
> Median household income: $52,275
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 16.1%
> Population: 990,773

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9. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 42.9%
> Fast-food restaurants: 76.0 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 34.4%
> Median household income: $53,173
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 19.0%
> Population: 738,082

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8. Topeka, Kansas
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 43.0%
> Fast-food restaurants: 78.1 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 35.7%
> Median household income: $56,834
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 14.4%
> Population: 233,149

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7. Wichita, Kansas
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 43.1%
> Fast-food restaurants: 85.5 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 33.9%
> Median household income: $54,432
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 14.8%
> Population: 646,542

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6. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
> Adults who do not eat healthy: 43.1%
> Fast-food restaurants: 85.2 per 100,000 people
> Adult obesity rate: 30.0%
> Median household income: $58,069
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 18.2%
> Population: 512,650