Which Suburbs Have The Most Overweight People?

A new study adds evidence to the idea that sprawl helps cause obesity, and names the suburbs with the heaviest residents.
August 29, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"And the researchers named names. The bedroom communities of Geauga County, outside of Cleveland, were deemed to have the heaviest residents. Fulton County, outside of Toledo, earned the dubious distinction of runner-up... Using complex statistical methods, the new study indicates that people who live in sprawling areas are heavier than those who live in more compact, pedestrian-friendly cities, such as New York or San Francisco."

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Published on Friday, August 29, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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