Special Report

America's Most Obese Metro Areas

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25. Williamsport, PA
> Adult obesity rate: 38.8%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.8% — 124th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 10.6% — 174th lowest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.5% — 188th lowest of 384 metros

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24. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY
> Adult obesity rate: 38.8%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.2% — 46th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 12.1% — 125th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.7% — 74th highest of 384 metros

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23. Beckley, WV
> Adult obesity rate: 38.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.7% — 39th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 17.9% — 3rd highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 25.6% — 15th highest of 384 metros

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22. Monroe, MI
> Adult obesity rate: 38.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.0% — 125th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 11.2% — 176th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.4% — 149th lowest of 384 metros

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21. Rocky Mount, NC
> Adult obesity rate: 38.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.8% — 85th highest of 384 metros
> Adults with diabetes: 17.3% — 6th highest of 384 metros
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 23.5% — 34th highest of 384 metros