(Concord, NH) -  According to a newly-released study, New Hampshire's adult obesity rate is currently 26.6 percent, up from 16.1 percent in 2000 and from 9.9 percent in 1990.

Credit : Thinkstock Amy Walters
Credit : Thinkstock Amy Walters

Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today released  their 14th study titled The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America.

New Hampshire tied with Rhode Island with the 11th lowest obesity rate. Vermont was 13th lowest.

Massachusetts was the third lowest and Maine was 26th lowest among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Colorado had the lowest obesity rate in the nation, while West Virginia had the highest.

The full results are available here.

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