Nearly One Third Of Pennsylvania Residents Obese

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The Center For Disease Control has released their 2009 U.S. state by state obesity rates.  Not good news for many Americans. 

Colorado had the lowest obesity rate at 18.6 percent.  Only Washington DC had a rate below 20 percent, coming in at 19.7 per cent. 

Seven states had rates over 30 per cent.  Mississippi topped the chart at a whopping 34.4 percent!

Pennsylvania’s obesity rate was 29.4 percent in 2009.

To see all the charts and the article, click here:

http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html#State

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