State does well in obesity study

July 4, 2009
Associated Press

HONOLULU  - A new study says that Hawaii had one of the lowest rates of adult obesity in the country at 21 percent.

The report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked Hawaii 47th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Mississippi topped the nation at 32 percent, while Colorado was judged the leanest state at 18 percent.

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