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North Dakota now has the ninth highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity, at 32.2 percent, a huge increase in just three years from 27.8 percent. The state ranks lower in obesity among high school students – 14 percent. According to the CDC, 63.6 percent of adults are overweight and 13.5 of adolescents are overweight. But more –of 2- to 4-year-old kids are obese – 14.1 percent.