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- More than one out of four New Jersey adults is obese and 9% of New Jersey high school students are obese.
- The prevalence of obesity among low-income two to four-year-olds is 15.3%. New Jersey ranked 12th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
- The health care costs associated with obesity are high and continue to increase.