Special Report

America's Most Obese Metro Areas

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40. Mobile, AL
> Adult obesity rate: 37.8%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.7% — 69th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 14.7% — 41st highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.2% — 86th highest of 384 metros

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39. Yuma, AZ
> Adult obesity rate: 37.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 24.3% — 174th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 12.0% — 131st highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 26.1% — 11th highest of 384 metros

38. Kankakee, IL
> Adult obesity rate: 38.0%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.0% — 13th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 13.2% — 68th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.2% — 166th highest of 384 metros

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37. Morristown, TN
> Adult obesity rate: 38.1%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 32.3% — 18th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 14.9% — 35th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.1% — 20th highest of 384 metros

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36. Sherman-Denison, TX
> Adult obesity rate: 38.1%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.9% — 2nd highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 11.0% — 187th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.3% — 158th highest of 384 metros