Kentucky Ranks In Top Ten On Obesity Study

Kentucky ranks seventh in the nation in a new study on obesity.

The rankings were complied by the Trust For America's Health.

Kentucky is listed with more than 27-percent of the adult population considered to be obese.

Mississippi ranks first at almost 31-percent.

The slimmest state is Colorado at about 18-percent.

Health officials say the latest state ranking provide evidence that the nation has a public health crisis on its hands.

To see state-by-state rankings and other key findings from the study, click here. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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