Special Report

America's Laziest States

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15. Florida
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.8%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 88.7% (13th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.2% (12th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.8% (20th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.5% (10th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 4 (18th highest)

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14. South Carolina
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.0%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 68.3% (5th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 34.0% (9th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.3% (5th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.8% (20th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 4 (19th highest)

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13. Ohio
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.1%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 83.9% (24th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.5% (12th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.2% (10th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.8% (21st highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 4.1 (16th highest)

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12. Georgia
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.4%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 75.5% (16th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.3% (20th highest — tied)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.0% (12th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.4% (15th highest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.9 (22nd highest)

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11. New Jersey
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.6%
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.7% (3rd highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.0% (7th lowest — tied)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.9% (19th lowest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.5% (19th lowest)
> Physically unhealthy days per month: 3.7 (23rd lowest)

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