Obesity Prevalence Among Adults Living in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2016

ATLANTA, June 15, 2018 – Approximately 46 million persons (14%) in the United States live in nonmetropolitan counties.* Compared with metropolitan residents, nonmetropolitan residents have a higher prevalence of obesity-associated chronic diseases such as diabetes (1), coronary heart disease (1), and arthritis (2). Read more