The state of obesity in the United States

by J. Levi, L. Segal, R. St. Laurent, and J. Rayburn

After decades of rising obesity rates among adults, the pace of increase is beginning to slow, but rates remain high. This report reveals that adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year and remained high overall.

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