Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

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30. Illinois
> Share of adults who are obese: 31.5% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.1% — 22nd lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.0% — 17th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 33.5% — 16th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.1% — 24th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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29. Virginia
> Share of adults who are obese: 31.8% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 24.8% — 21st lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.8% — 21st highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 38.6% — 11th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.1% — 21st lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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28. Arizona
> Share of adults who are obese: 31.9% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.6% — 15th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.8% — 20th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 34.9% — 24th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 18.3% — 15th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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27. Maryland
> Share of adults who are obese: 32.0% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.0% — 11th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.8% — 19th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 37.7% — 16th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.0% — 8th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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26. New Hampshire
> Share of adults who are obese: 32.1% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.1% — 7th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.0% — 10th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 35.3% — 25th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.3% — 10th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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