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Exhibit 6:

Share of Obese, Overweight and Normal-Weight Adults by Educational Level, 2009, Texas vs. the U.S.


Ethnicity Texas Normal Texas Overweight Texas Obese U.S. Normal U.S. Overweight U.S. Obese
Less than High School 24.5% 37.9% 37.4% 34.2% 33.1% 31.7%
High School or G.E.D. 31.5% 36.7% 31.7% 34.1% 34.9% 30.4%
Some Post-High School 31.2% 35.1% 33.6% 34.6% 35.1% 29.4%
College Graduate 38.9% 38.7% 22.2% 39.4% 37.9% 22.2%

Note: Percentages may not total to 100 percent due to rounding and unreported data for some states.
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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