National data is available to compare states based on how people of each state are overweight or obese. Listed below are the rankings of states based on Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations from responses to height and weight survey questions. A ranking of 1 indicates the state with the lowest percent of its population as overweight or obese.
% Over-weight and Obese
Ranking based on % obese
Ranking based on % overweight and obese
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: BRFSS 2012