Obesity costs vary among states, study finds

08/23/2011 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

The annual obesity-related medical costs per state range from $203 million in Wyoming to $15.2 billion in California, a study in the journal Obesity found. Obesity also accounts for at least 10% of health costs in several states including Alabama, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia, researchers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality said.

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