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Ohio Ranks 8th Highest in Obese Adults, CDC Study Finds

ScalesThe CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity recently released its 2014 state- and territory-specific data on the percentage of adults with obesity. New adult obesity prevalence maps are available online (see below for link).

This new data shows that the proportion of adults in the United States with obesity remained high in 2014, with estimates across states/territories ranging from 21.3% in Colorado to 35.9% in Arkansas.  Ohio ranks 8th highest in overweight adults.

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