Arkansas up to seventh in obesity ranking

Arkansas is the seventh most obese state in the nation, according to a national report released Tuesday.

The state ranked ninth last year in the annual report by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The study said the state's obesity rate of 30.9 percent is .3 percentage points above last year, and that Arkansas is one of a dozen states where nearly 1 in 3 adults is obese.

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