New Jersey Ranks Among Nation’s Skinniest States
New Jersey is nice and trim overall, according to a new report. The Garden State has been ranked the 4th skinniest state in the nation following a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Colorado landed the top spot with the lowest obesity rate in the country for a second straight year. Mississippi has the highest.
1. Colorado, obesity rate of just 20.7 percent
4. (tie) New Jersey and Washington D.C., obesity rate of 23.7 percent
1. Mississippi, obesity rate of 34.9
3. West Virginia