Delaware's obesity rate got worse in 2018

The First State's obesity rate got worse in 2018.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health's reported Delaware's obesity rate rose to 33.5% in 2018 from 31.8% in 2017, making it the 18th highest in the country.

The obesity rate measures the percentage of adults whose body mass index is above 30.

The rate among Delaware adults has more than doubled since 1990 when it was 14.4%.

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