Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

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10. North Dakota
> Share of adults who are obese: 35.8% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.9% — 14th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.2% — 12th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 32.8% — 10th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.3% — 2nd lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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9. Michigan
> Share of adults who are obese: 35.8% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 24.6% — 19th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.5% — 24th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 40.4% — 6th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 18.2% — 16th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

8. Louisiana
> Share of adults who are obese: 36.2% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.5% — 4th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.3% — 9th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 38.0% — 13th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.7% — 5th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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7. Alabama
> Share of adults who are obese: 36.3% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.8% — 5th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.2% — 3rd highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 39.6% — 7th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.4% — 6th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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6. Kentucky
> Share of adults who are obese: 36.4% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.6% — 3rd highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.7% — 7th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 42.1% — 3rd highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.0% — 3rd highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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