Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

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35. Minnesota
> Share of adults who are obese: 30.0% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.7% — 6th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.8% — 9th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 29.1% — the lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.3% — 3rd lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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34. Rhode Island
> Share of adults who are obese: 30.1% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.0% — 23rd highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.1% — 18th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 36.7% — 22nd highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.3% — 22nd lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

33. Nevada
> Share of adults who are obese: 30.5% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.6% — 24th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.9% — 18th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 37.3% — 20th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.1% — 10th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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32. Alaska
> Share of adults who are obese: 30.7% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.6% — 8th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.1% — 4th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 33.3% — 14th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.7% — 19th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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31. Maine
> Share of adults who are obese: 31.4% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.5% — 9th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.7% — 15th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 34.5% — 23rd lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.2% — 25th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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