Special Report

The Most Obese City in Every State

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Alabama: Dothan
> Adults who are obese: 39.2% (state: 36.3%)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.5% (state: 12.2%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 35.7% (state: 30.8%)
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 23.6% (state: 21.4%)
> Adults who get <7 hours of sleep a night: 39.4% (state: 39.6%)
> Media household income: $47,608 (state: $52,035)

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Alaska: Anchorage
> Adults who are obese: 31.1% (state: 30.7%)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.2% (state: 7.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.4% (state: 21.6%)
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 15.8% (state: 15.7%)
> Adults who get <7 hours of sleep a night: 34.1% (state: 33.3%)
> Media household income: $82,890 (state: $77,790)

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Arizona: Yuma
> Adults who are obese: 38.4% (state: 31.9%)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.4% (state: 9.8%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.7% (state: 23.6%)
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 27.2% (state: 18.3%)
> Adults who get <7 hours of sleep a night: 33.8% (state: 34.9%)
> Media household income: $48,790 (state: $61,529)

Arkansas: Pine Bluff
> Adults who are obese: 41.2% (state: 38.0%)
> Adults with diabetes: 14.2% (state: 12.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 36.8% (state: 30.4%)
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 26.9% (state: 24.1%)
> Adults who get <7 hours of sleep a night: 39.7% (state: 37.2%)
> Media household income: $41,856 (state: $49,475)

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California: Fresno
> Adults who are obese: 37.6% (state: 26.2%)
> Adults with diabetes: 13.5% (state: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.4% (state: 22.3%)
> Adults who report poor or fair health: 25.7% (state: 17.8%)
> Adults who get <7 hours of sleep a night: 38.0% (state: 34.5%)
> Media household income: $57,109 (state: $78,672)

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