Most and Least Obese States: Full Rankings
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A new poll from Gallup-Healthways ranks the most and least obese U.S. states in 2014. Hawaii had the lowest obesity rate, with just 19 percent of residents who are obese, while Mississippi had the highest rate, at 35.2 percent.

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The full list is below. States are ranked by their obesity rates in 2014, with the lowest ranked first.

  • Hawaii: 19.0 percent              
  • Colorado: 20.3 percent
  • Montana: 23.5 percent
  • California: 23.9 percent
  • Massachusetts: 24.0 percent
  • Idaho: 24.2 percent
  • South Dakota: 24.6 percent
  • New York: 24.7 percent
  • Minnesota: 24.8 percent
  • Connecticut: 24.9 percent
  • Utah: 25.1 percent
  • Oregon: 25.1 percent
  • Washington: 25.5 percent
  • Maine: 25.9 percent
  • Florida: 26.0 percent
  • New Jersey: 26.2 percent
  • Arizona: 26.3 percent
  • Maryland: 26.6 percent
  • Nevada: 26.8 percent
  • Vermont: 26.8 percent
  • Georgia: 27.1 percent
  • New Hampshire: 27.1 percent
  • Virginia: 27.2 percent
  • Alaska: 27.2 percent
  • Illinois: 27.3 percent
  • Wyoming: 27.4 percent
  • Rhode Island: 27.9 percent
  • New Mexico: 28.0 percent
  • North Carolina: 28.3 percent
  • Tennessee: 28.4 percent
  • Delaware: 28.5 percent
  • North Dakota: 28.6 percent
  • Pennsylvania: 28.6 percent
  • South Carolina: 28.6 percent
  • Nebraska: 28.8 percent
  • Wisconsin: 28.8 percent
  • Kansas: 29.3 percent
  • Texas: 29.7 percent
  • Ohio: 29.9 percent
  • Michigan: 30.8 percent
  • Missouri: 30.9 percent
  • Iowa: 31.1 percent
  • Indiana: 31.4 percent
  • Kentucky: 31.5 percent
  • Alabama: 32.1 percent         
  • Oklahoma: 32.6 percent
  • Arkansas: 33.0 percent
  • Louisiana: 33.2 percent
  • West Virginia: 34.3 percent
  • Mississippi: 35.2 percent

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