Oregon's fat ranking is in the middle: 29th

August 19, 2008
The Oregonian

A new study on obesity in America puts Oregon in the middle 29th among the states in a measure of obesity. The 2008 report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says about 25 percent of adult Oregonians are obese. About 60 percent are either overweight or obese. Nationally, adult obesity rates rose in 37 states in the past year. No state saw a decrease. Oregon's rate is up for a third year in a row.

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