Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

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50. Colorado
> Share of adults who are obese: 23.6% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.7% — 2nd lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.6% — 2nd lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 30.0% — 2nd lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.7% — 6th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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49. Massachusetts
> Share of adults who are obese: 25.4% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.0% — 24th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.4% — 6th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 34.3% — 20th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.4% — 4th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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48. New Jersey
> Share of adults who are obese: 25.5% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.9% — 15th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.5% — 23rd highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 37.5% — 17th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.5% — 17th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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47. Hawaii
> Share of adults who are obese: 25.5% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.9% — 16th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.3% — 22nd lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 43.2% — the highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.3% — 16th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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46. California
> Share of adults who are obese: 26.2% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 22.3% — 10th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.4% — 24th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 34.5% — 22nd lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.8% — 21st highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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