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Two separate studies say the adult obesity rate in Alabama is 33.5 and 33.6 percent, ranking it fifth and fourth, respectively. [See: The 22 Worst Things You Can Do For Your Body] Either way, the trend is only getting worse – increasing from 22.6 percent in 2000 and from 11.2 percent in 1990. Alabama is faring fairly well in the WalletHub ranking. The state is eighth in terms of obesity and overweight and 19th in unhealthy habits.