Special Report

America's Laziest States

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25. Nebraska
> Adults who don’t exercise: 22.7%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 83.5% (25th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.4% (13th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.0% (22nd lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.8% (10th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.2 (5th lowest)

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24. Michigan
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.1%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 85.5% (20th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.4% (17th highest — tied)
> Adults with diabetes: 11.0% (18th highest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.3% (16th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 4.3 (10th highest)

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23. North Dakota
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.1%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 74.0% (12th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.9% (10th highest — tied)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.4% (13th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.6% (8th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.2 (4th lowest)

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22. Wyoming
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.1%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 76.5% (18th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 29.2% (20th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.0% (9th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.3% (17th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.5 (10th lowest)

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21. Texas
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.2%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 80.5% (23rd lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 31.4% (25th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.2% (25th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.7% (13th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.8 (25th highest)

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