Despite health warning, more Americans are drinking heavily or binging on alcohol, and more of them are also eating excessively. The good news is that smoking is down in all but two states (Oklahoma and West Virginia). Exercise is up, too, even in the Southeast, where obesity is highest. Perhaps people are hitting the treadmill then rewarding themselves with a trip to McDonald’s.
Curious about health trends in your state? Try the interactive graphics below.
Graphic amd Interactive by Pitch Interactive; SOURCE: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Database, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention