Report: California Has 6th Lowest Adult Obesity Rate in U.S.
California has the sixth lowest rate of adult obesity in the U.S., according to a report released Monday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report found that California has an adult obesity rate of 24.7%. Colorado had the lowest obesity rate at 21.3%, while Arkansas had the highest at 35.9%.
- "State Obesity Rates Hold Steady; 30 pct or More in 22 States" (Stobbe, AP/Los Angeles Times, 9/21).