Special Report

Most Obese States in America

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25. Texas
> Adult obesity rate: 31.4%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.2% (21st highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.2% (25th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.7% (13th highest)

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24. Maryland
> Adult obesity rate: 31.6%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.9% (20th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 11.1% (16th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.2% (16th lowest)

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23. Wisconsin
> Adult obesity rate: 31.7%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 20.3% (13th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.5% (14th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.8% (12th lowest)

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22. Alaska
> Adult obesity rate: 31.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.3% (8th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.3% (3rd lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.6% (20th lowest)

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21. Georgia
> Adult obesity rate: 32.3%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.4% (12th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.0% (12th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.4% (15th highest)

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