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Utah #7 “Fighting Obesity: Utah 7th Best in Nation, Kids are Number 1”

August 10 2013 - 2:55 pm

Rates varied by age, with an obesity rate of 32.3 percent for those ages 45 to 64 in Utah, compared to a high of 40 percent in Alabama and Louisiana. Those 65 and older in Utah saw rates around 25.6 percent, compared to Louisiana’s 30.4 percent. Those ages 18 to 25 in Utah also performed well, at 12.7 percent.