Nearby counties have common culture but different obesity rates

09/3/2010 | York Daily Record (Pa.)

State data show 25% of York County residents are obese, compared with 18% in Chester County, even though the two are only 30 miles apart. Both have similar agricultural cultures and plentiful farmers markets, but Chester County's Health Department geared up its anti-obesity programs in recent years, and residents there have higher income and education levels that factor into diet and exercise choices.

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