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Oklahoma named fourth fattest in nation

July 9, 2009
by SUSAN SIMPSON
The Oklahoman

Another national report says Oklahomans are too fat.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that Oklahoma is the fourth fattest state with a 2008 adult obesity rate of 30.3 percent. That's slightly above a state rate of 29.5 percent announced last week by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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