Special Report

America's Laziest States

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20. North Carolina
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.3%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 73.5% (10th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.3% (20th highest — tied)
> Adults with diabetes: 11.5% (14th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.0% (19th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.6 (17th lowest)

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19. New York
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.4%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 93.2% (6th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 26.4% (6th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.1% (23rd lowest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.3% (22nd lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.6 (15th lowest)

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18. Rhode Island
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.5%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.9% (2nd highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.5% (15th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.1% (23rd lowest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.5% (25th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.9 (23rd highest)

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17. Kansas
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.9%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 80.1% (22nd lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.0% (15th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.5% (22nd highest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.3% (24th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.6 (18th lowest)

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16. Missouri
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.5%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 76.7% (19th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.5% (16th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 11.4% (15th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.5% (11th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 4.2 (12th highest)

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