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The City That Hates Exercise the Most in Every State

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South Dakota: Rapid City
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.7% (South Dakota: 28.9%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 78.4% (South Dakota: 66.0%)
> Adult obesity rate: 29.6% (South Dakota: 33.1%)
> Adults with diabetes: 8.1% (South Dakota: 9.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.7% (South Dakota: 15.1%)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days: 3.2 per month (South Dakota: 3.4 per month)

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Tennessee: Jackson
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.7% (Tennessee: 29.0%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 46.3% (Tennessee: 62.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 40.1% (Tennessee: 36.6%)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.9% (Tennessee: 12.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.0% (Tennessee: 20.3%)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days: 5.0 per month (Tennessee: 4.5 per month)

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Texas: Laredo
> Adults who don’t exercise: 38.9% (Texas: 26.9%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 92.3% (Texas: 80.1%)
> Adult obesity rate: 41.8% (Texas: 34.1%)
> Adults with diabetes: 17.8% (Texas: 11.8%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 34.2% (Texas: 20.9%)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days: 5.0 per month (Texas: 3.6 per month)

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Utah: Ogden-Clearfield
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.4% (Utah: 18.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 83.9% (Utah: 82.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 34.7% (Utah: 29.9%)
> Adults with diabetes: 9.1% (Utah: 8.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.0% (Utah: 14.8%)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days: 3.6 per month (Utah: 3.8 per month)

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Vermont: Burlington-South Burlington
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.7% (Vermont: 19.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 69.0% (Vermont: 62.5%)
> Adult obesity rate: 25.2% (Vermont: 27.1%)
> Adults with diabetes: 6.8% (Vermont: 7.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.0% (Vermont: 12.6%)
> Avg. physically unhealthy days: 3.4 per month (Vermont: 3.7 per month)

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