More than 1/3 of Alabama adults are obese

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The CDC is out with data showing that more than a third of adults are obese in nine states, including Alabama.

That’s at least 35 percent of adults in states like Alabama, Mississippi, and West Virginia. The data references obesity rates in 2018. At 39.5 percent, Mississippi and West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adult obesity.

Colorado had the lowest at 23 percent.

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