A new research study shows that Tennessee is the fourth fattest state in the country.

The study, performed by WalletHub, combines several factors such as the number of overweight adults, overweight children with health-related factors such as the number of adults with high cholesterol, adults with Type 2 diabetes and the types of food consumed.

The results aren't pretty: Tennessee weighs in as the fourth 'fattest' state, with Mississippi taking the top spot.

Georgia was 19th, and Alabama was just behind Tennessee in 5th place.

The leanest state was Utah.

Fattest States in the U.S.

 

Overall Rank
(1 = Fattest)

State

Total Score

‘Obesity & Overweight Prevalence’ Rank

‘Health Consequences’ Rank

‘Food & Fitness’ Rank

1 Mississippi 70.66 1 7 10
2 West Virginia 69.93 4 1 39
3 Kentucky 67.81 2 8 9
4 Tennessee 66.89 5 9 2
5 Alabama 64.67 6 17 1
6 Oklahoma 64.52 3 34 12
7 Louisiana 64.30 8 15 3
8 Arkansas 63.68 7 20 4
9 Delaware 63.33 14 4 26
10 Ohio 62.21 10 16 8
11 Michigan 61.92 9 28 13
12 Maine 61.90 28 2 47
13 South Carolina 61.66 12 32 5
14 Iowa 61.30 13 13 24
15 Kansas 61.13 18 6 19
16 Texas 59.90 11 43 17
17 North Carolina 59.57 20 19 6
18 Maryland 58.53 19 14 38
19 Georgia 58.18 15 36 7
20 Rhode Island 57.76 25 11 41
21 Illinois 57.75 16 37 18
22 Missouri 57.73 22 31 22
23 Indiana 57.72 24 21 14
24 Pennsylvania 57.40 21 33 25
25 New Mexico 57.03 17 39 27
26 New Hampshire 56.96 40 3 35
27 Nebraska 56.21 23 35 34
28 Florida 55.70 27 38 20
29 New Jersey 55.46 29 23 23
30 Vermont 55.43 37 5 50
31 Wisconsin 55.33 30 22 33
32 Wyoming 54.68 32 18 32
33 Virginia 54.50 38 24 15
34 North Dakota 54.28 31 27 36
35 Montana 54.12 44 10 28
36 Nevada 53.41 36 42 11
37 Oregon 52.76 46 12 42
38 Idaho 52.41 47 25 21
39 South Dakota 52.32 26 46 31
40 New York 52.16 34 41 40
41 Arizona 52.08 35 44 30
42 Washington 51.89 41 26 44
43 Alaska 51.71 42 30 49
44 Hawaii 50.18 33 49 43
45 District of Columbia 49.73 48 29 45
46 Minnesota 48.94 45 45 37
47 California 48.48 39 50 48
48 Connecticut 47.79 49 40 46
49 Massachusetts 46.95 43 47 51
50 Colorado 45.74 50 48 29
51 Utah 44.86 51 51 16