How Obese Is Pennsylvania?

More obese than we were last year.

Dear, PA: You’re completely average! Which is to say “only” 29.1% of your residents are obese. Which is good for 30th most obese in the country.

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These numbers come from the United Health Foundation’s annual report on obesity, smoking, diabetes, and physical fitness. Pennsylvania’s obesity numbers are slightly up from last year, when 28.6% of the population was estimated to be obese.

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