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  • 1. Obesity Rate United States 60.00% Alabama 64.10% Alaska 63.00% Arizona 58.70% Arkansas 62.90% California 56.30% Colorado 53.30% Connecticut 56.40% Delaware 63.10% District of Columbia 52.80% Florida 58.90% Georgia 62.50% Hawaii 56.30% Idaho 60.10% Illinois 61.10% Indiana 60.20% Iowa 61.50% Kansas 61.40% Kentucky 66.30% Louisiana 61.50% Maine 60.80% Maryland 59.90% Massachusetts 56.10% Michigan 62.00% Minnesota 60.80% Mississippi 65.90% Missouri 61.80% Montana 58.80% Nebraska 62.50% Nevada 60.10% New Hampshire 59.40% New Jersey 58.80% New Mexico 58.90% New York 58.60% North Carolina61.30% North Dakota 62.00% Ohio 61.20% Oklahoma 62.50% Oregon 59.70% Pennsylvania 60.30% Rhode Island 58.30% South Carolina 62.70% South Dakota 62.80% Tennessee 64.40% Texas 61.20% Utah 55.90% Vermont 57.00% Virginia 59.30% Washington 59.20% West Virginia 66.00% Wisconsin 60.10%
  • 2. Wyoming 60.30% Guam 58.10% Puerto Rico 61.60% Virgin Islands 60.60% NOTES <p>U.S. total does not include territories.<br />Overweight or obese is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) g DEFINITIONS DATASOURCES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Da <p>The
  • 3. a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25.0 kg/meters squared.<br />Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteris eillance System Survey Data (BRFSS), accessed June 12, 2008.&nbsp; Available at <a href=quot;http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/list.asp?cat=O
  • 4. flect population characteristics. <br />Data based on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an ongoing, state-based, random-digit-dia the dc.gov/brfss/list.asp?cat=OB&amp;yr=2007&amp;qkey=4409&amp;state= Allquot;>http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/list.asp?cat=OB&amp;yr=2007&am
  • 5. ate-based, random-digit-dialed telephone survey of noninstitutionalized civilian adults aged 18 years and older.</p> ?cat=OB&amp;yr=2007&amp;qkey=4409&amp;state=All</a></p>