iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mississippi tips the scales in a ranking of “America’s Fattest States” from the number crunchers at WalletHub.
The list is based on data relating to three factors: obesity and overweight prevalence, health consequences, and food and fitness.
ABC News affiliate KSAT-TV reports that the Magnolia State topped West Virginia and a host of others — including Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee, which rounded out the top five.
Here are the top 10 fattest states in America:
2. West Virginia
8. South Carolina
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