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Obesity in the US: Highs and Lows by State

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According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2017 and 2018, 73.6% of adults aged ≥20 years were overweight or obese and although rates were lower for children, they have significantly increased in the past few decades. Moreover, obesity is an even bigger problem depending on which state is being considered.

To find out where obesity and overweight most dangerously persist, WalletHub recently compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 31 key metrics including food and fitness, health consequences, obesity and overweight prevalence, and more in both adults and children (aged 6-17 years). Find out the results in the slides below.

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