Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

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15. Missouri
> Share of adults who are obese: 34.6% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.6% — 8th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.0% — 17th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 35.2% — 25th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.6% — 22nd highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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14. Ohio
> Share of adults who are obese: 34.6% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.6% — 16th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.3% — 16th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 40.6% — 5th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 18.1% — 17th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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13. Indiana
> Share of adults who are obese: 35.4% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.6% — 6th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.1% — 10th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 38.0% — 14th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 18.9% — 13th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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12. South Carolina
> Share of adults who are obese: 35.5% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.5% — 13th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.5% — 8th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 38.8% — 9th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.8% — 20th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

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11. Kansas
> Share of adults who are obese: 35.6% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.7% — 20th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.7% — 22nd highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 34.0% — 19th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.1% — 25th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

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