Special Report

America's Most Obese Counties

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35. Claiborne County, Mississippi
> Adult obesity rate: 47.4%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 38.7% — 74th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 18.6% — 187th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 35.8% — 20th highest of 3,106 counties

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34. Lauderdale County, Tennessee
> Adult obesity rate: 47.4%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 36.0% — 193rd highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 21.5% — 59th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 30.2% — 103rd highest of 3,106 counties

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33. Southampton County, Virginia
> Adult obesity rate: 47.4%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.6% — 379th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 16.3% — 444th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.3% — 1,392nd highest of 3,106 counties

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32. Johnson County, Georgia
> Adult obesity rate: 47.4%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 38.4% — 79th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 22.4% — 40th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 25.4% — 508th highest of 3,106 counties

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31. Desha County, Arkansas
> Adult obesity rate: 47.5%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.8% — 272nd highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults with diabetes: 9.5% — 703rd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 33.4% — 42nd highest of 3,106 counties

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