Thursday, September 18, 2008

On the Fat Map, Missouri Is an Orange State

Posted By on Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 11:16 AM

click to enlarge fatmap.JPG

A colleague passed along this map, as reproduced on the blog Strange Maps. For each state, it shows the percentage of the adult population that is obese, based on body-mass index. Granted, BMI isn't a perfect measure, but the map is fascinating nonetheless.

- Ian Froeb

Image: strangemaps.wordpress.com

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