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Tennessee ranks high in its obesity rate

 
Tennessee ranks high in its obesity rate
Posted Friday, August 16th 2013 @ 7pm  by News Center

(Nashville, TN) -- Tennessee is the tenth most obese state in country.

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the adult obesity rate is 31-point-one-percent, making the state one of only 13 with rates over 30-percent. The report also shows Tennessee is fifth worst for diabetes and third for hypertension.

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