Over a quarter of the adult population in Washington State is considered obese. Adult obesity rates vary among Washington's counties, ranging from 13% to 46%. Adults who are obese or overweight are more likely to develop a number of serious diseases and to die at younger ages than people who are not obese or overweight.
Read about obesity in the Population Health Guide, including Governor Jay Inslee's launch of the Healthiest Next Generation Initiative.
- Create a plan to improve a health issue in your community.
- Turn your plan into action.