TITLE

Indiana is state with most overweight residents

PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Jet;06/01/98, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a study done on overweight residents in the United States (US). Details that Indiana has the most overweight residents in the US; Reference to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Reason cited by the New York Post magazine why the state has most overweight adults; In-depth look at the study.
ACCESSION #
752191

 

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