For keeping us off the bottom of the barrel once again. You enable us to hold our heads high and proclain. . . "we aint the worstest!"
August 19, 2008
Report lists W.Va. as 2nd most obese state in nation
By The Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. -- A new report says Mississippi again is America's fattest state, and adult obesity rates across the nation are on a steady climb. , ,
The report said Mississippi's adult obesity rate is 31.7 percent -- the highest in the nation. It was followed by West Virginia with 30.6 percent; Alabama with 30.1 percent; Louisiana with 29.5 percent and South Carolina with 29.2 percent.