CDC Latest Obesity Map (2013)

Just released: The latest CDC maps showing prevalence of obesity across the US.

  • No state had a prevalence of obesity less than 20%.
  • The South had the highest prevalence of obesity (30.2%), followed by the Midwest (30.1%), the Northeast (26.5%), and the West (24.9%).


Here’s what it was the year before:


And the year before that:


These are self-reported numbers. If we could measure people’s weights, do you think they would they be higher or lower than what they say?

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