Special Report

America's Least Obese Counties

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25. La Plata County, Colorado
> Adult obesity rate: 18.2%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 13.5% — 26th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 5.4% — 22nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.7% — 121st lowest of 3,106 counties

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24. Nevada County, California
> Adult obesity rate: 18.1%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 13.8% — 32nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 5.5% — 25th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.9% — 302nd lowest of 3,106 counties

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23. Grand County, Colorado
> Adult obesity rate: 18.0%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 13.7% — 31st lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 6.5% — 78th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.1% — 177th lowest of 3,106 counties

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22. Alexander County, Illinois
> Adult obesity rate: 17.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.5% — 244th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 5.3% — 19th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 26.0% — 422nd highest of 3,106 counties

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21. Dickens County, Texas
> Adult obesity rate: 17.8%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.6% — 245th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 6.5% — 85th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.5% — 627th highest of 3,106 counties

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