The List: The Most Obese Cities


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The List: The Most Obese Cities

A newِ Gallup-Healthways poll hasِ foundِ that atِ least 15 percent ofِ residents inِ 187 ofِ the 190 metro areas surveyed areِ obese.
The results comeِ from theِ Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index andِ are based onِ interviews withِ moreِ than 350,000 American adults betweenِ Jan.
Participants reported theirِ height andِ weight, whichِ wasِ usedِ toِ calculate body mass index, orِ BMI, a measure ofِ a person’s fatness.

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Here’s a list of the metro areas surveyed and their obesity rates:

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