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The State of Obesity 2016

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U.S. adult obesity rates decreased in four states (Minnesota, Montana, New York and Ohio), increased in two (Kansas and Kentucky) and remained stable in the rest, between 2014 and 2015, according to The State of Obesity:

Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from TFAH and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

This marks the first time in the past decade that any states have experienced decreases – aside from a decline in n Washington, D.C. in 2010.

In 2015, Louisiana has the highest adult obesity rate at 36.2 percent and Colorado has the lowest at 20.2 percent.

While rates remained steady for most states, they are still high across the board. The 13th annual report found that rates of obesity now exceed 35 percent in four states, are at or above 30 percent in 25 states and are above 20 percent in all states. In 1991, no state had a rate above 20 percent. The analyses are based on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

Source: The State of Obesity 2016 – Trust for America’s Health



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