Fattest States in America By Percentage of Obese Adults

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1) Mississippi: 34.4%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 22.7%*

2) Alabama: 32.3%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 22.1%

3) West Virginia: 32.2%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 26.5%

4) Tennessee: 31.9%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 23.1%

5) Louisiana: 31.6%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 20.5%

6) Kentucky: 31.5%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 25.2%

7) Oklahoma: 31.4%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 24.7%

8) South Carolina: 30.9%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 20.0%

9) Arkansas: 30.6%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 22.3%

10) Michigan: 30.5%
Percentage of adults who smoke: 20.5%

Source: Trust for America’s Health & The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Smoking Source: Centers for Diseases Control

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