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All States' Obesity Rates Stay Same Or Rise

August 19, 2008
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Obesity rates continue to rise in 37 states, and no states have seen a decrease, according to a new report from the Trust for America's Health. The new report compares rates from 2005-2007 to 2004-2006. The group, which calls for fixes such as a national plan to fight child obesity and more workplace health facilities, found that at least one in five adults is obese in every state except Colorado, where the rate is 18.4 percent.

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