Adult obesity rate in NYS drops to 25-percent

September 1, 2016
by Kelly Dudzik

DeNysschen says the policies, programs, and environmental changes to help us lead healthier lives in New York State are working. That is reflected in data released Thursday from the State of Obesity report by the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It shows the adult obesity rate in New York was 25-percent last year, down from an all time high (since the study began 25 years ago) of 27-percent in 2014.

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