Connections / In 2013, 40.8% of adults in Edgecombe County were obese -- the highest in the state.

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Adult Obesity

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Uses multiple years of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to show % of adults age 20 and older with a body mass index >=30 kg/m2. Each data set is a three-year average (e.g., 2009 is an average of 2008-2010).

Source: CDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas

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Adult Obesity

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