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NUMBERS

39

Number of states with laws requiring physical education in elementary school.

90

Percentage of Americans who have more sodium in their diet than the recommended amount.

44,887

Number of elderly NJ residents reported to be in nursing homes in 2015, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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Percentage of adults in New Jersey without health insurance

$344 billion

Projected healthcare costs for obesity by 2018.

41

Percentage of adults who use artificial sweeteners as a sugar substitute.

115

Percentage increase in plastic surgery procedures since 2000.

Healthy Living: NJ Top Docs 2017  
Healthy Living: NJ Top Docs 2017  
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