Weighty matter

Kibbe, Cindy
July 2009
New Hampshire Business Review;7/17/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p5
The article reports on the growth of obese people in New Hampshire in 2009. According to a study conducted, the state ranks 39th among the states that have the highest percentage of obese people with 51st as the lowest. It was found that obesity in the state rise to 24.1 percent in the year, compared to 23.6 in 2008. In addition, 29.4 percent of youths aged 10 to 17 were overweight. Meanwhile, Minnesota and Utah have recorded to have the lowest percentage of obese people at 23.1 percent.


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