Adult Obesity Rates Stay Steady, Remain High among Baby Boomers

The number of states with adult obesity rates of more than 30 percent has increased, but rates remained relatively steady in every state except one, Arkansas, in the past year, according to a new report based on data from 2012.

The number of states with adult obesity rates of more than 30 percent has increased, but rates remained relatively steady in every state except one, Arkansas, in the past year, according to a new report based on data from 2012.

Arkansas's obesity rate is 34.5 percent, an increase from 30.9 percent reported last year, according to "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens Ame

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