Special Report

America's Least Obese Counties

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45. Mitchell County, Texas
> Adult obesity rate: 20.1%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.0% — 275th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 19.4% — 135th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 23.7% — 770th highest of 3,106 counties

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44. Real County, Texas
> Adult obesity rate: 20.0%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.5% — 579th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 9.0% — 571st lowest of 3,106 counties (tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 25.0% — 561st highest of 3,106 counties

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43. Santa Clara County, California
> Adult obesity rate: 19.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 15.8% — 83rd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 8.5% — 417th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.3% — 381st lowest of 3,106 counties

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42. Orange County, California
> Adult obesity rate: 19.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 14.5% — 46th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 8.6% — 448th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.9% — 924th lowest of 3,106 counties

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41. Martin County, Florida
> Adult obesity rate: 19.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 22.5% — 740th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 10.2% — 958th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.2% — 780th lowest of 3,106 counties

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