Fact Based List:

Top 10 States with Fewest Number of Adults Overweight or Obese, 2009

Submitted by Marshall Riddle on Tue, 08/17/2010 - 11:34


  1. District of Columbia 49.8%
  2. Colorado 53.3%
  3. Massachusetts 54.4%
  4. Utah 55.6%
  5. Connecticut 56.0%
  6. Vermont 56.5%
  7. Hawaii 56.8%
  8. New York 57.4%
  9. Virginia 57.6%
  10. California 57.7%

Notes: Overweight or obese is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25.0 kg/meters squared. Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteristics. Data based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an ongoing, state-based, random-digit-dialed telephone survey of noninstitutionalized civilian adults aged 18 years and older.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data, 2009
Source URL: http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/index.htm



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