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Thursday, January 26, 2006

Where the fat things are.
I see that West Virginia is importing Dance Dance Revolution into Public Schools.

They could save some money and just make the kids run around in circles while screaming like I remember the first 10 years of my life. But hey, anything to get the fat little kids moving. Other states should consider similar programs, such as these ones:



Obesity, states with higher than national average of 21% by percent prevalence. The five states with the lowest rates are: Connecticut 17%, Rhode Island 17%, Vermont 17%, Massachusetts 16%, and Colorado at 14%.

Source: 1991-2001 Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Adults by State and 2001 Obesity and Diabetes Prevalence Among U.S. Adults, by Selected Characteristics. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1991-2001; self-reported data. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available here and here.

3 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Kentucky is full of fat sluts, all of which have a chicken leg in one hand and a cigarette in the other

7:44 PM, June 23, 2006

 
Rev. Dr. said...

Ha!

I've got family in Kentucky, watch it.

1:09 AM, June 26, 2006

 
The Aveair said...

How politically correct of you

8:07 PM, April 04, 2007

 

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