Mississippi and West Virginia fared the worst, with adult obesity rates at 35.1 percent. Nine of the 10 most obese states are in the South. (Indiana is the eighth most obese, with 31.8 percent.)
Where is the condition least prevalent? Colorado (with a rate of 21.3 percent), followed by Hawaii (21.8 percent).
This article was originally published on www.takepart.com, on September 7, 2014. Read the complete article here.
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