Special Report

This Is the Most Obese State in America

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40. Montana
> Adult obesity rate: 27.1%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.7% (19th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.9% (8th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.1% (11th lowest)

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39. Florida
> Adult obesity rate: 27.2%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.8% (15th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.8% (20th highest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.5% (10th highest)

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38. New Mexico
> Adult obesity rate: 27.3%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.0% (7th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.5% (15th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.3% (9th highest)

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37. Arizona
> Adult obesity rate: 27.9%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.2% (17th lowest)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.6% (16th lowest — tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.6% (14th highest)

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36. Rhode Island
> Adult obesity rate: 28.5%
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.5% (18th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.1% (24th lowest)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.5% (25th lowest)

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