Overweight and obesity in the U.S. by leading states 2018

This statistic shows the leading U.S. states based on the percentage of adults who were overweight or obese in 2018. In that year, Mississippi was the state with the highest percentage of overweight or obese adults in the United States. More than seven out of ten adults in Mississippi were reported to be overweight or obese.

Leading U.S. states based on percentage of adults who were overweight or obese in 2018

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Sources

Release date

2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Data represent adults who reported having a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25.0 kg/meters squared. Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteristics.
Date released represents the date figures were accessed.

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