A sweeping new report on Americans’ health from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations evaluates how we fare in life expectancy, obesity, physical activity and other markers of well-being. Obesity rates have been climbing for years, and here, we take a look at the most obese counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as of 2011.
Nationwide, 33.8 percent of men and 36.1 percent of women are obese. State averages are 32.6 percent men and 32.2 percent of women in New Jersey and 35.3 percent of men and 37.6 percent of women in Pennsylvania.
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