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Tennessee is 14th in the adult obesity category, according to The State of Obesity. Just over 31 percent percent of adults are obese, up from 20.9 percent in 2000 and from 11.1 percent in 1990. WalletHub ranks the state in the unhealthy habits & consequences category. [See: 17 Healthy Habits That Keep You Young] A CDC survey showed that only 24.2 percent were physically active for a total of at least 60 minutes per day on each of the 7 days prior to the survey and just about 23 percent of adolescents participated in daily physical activities.