• Oklahomans ages 18-34, drink sugar-sweetened beverages once per day – more than any other state in the US – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
• Oklahoma ranks #10 among states for rates of tobacco use and obesity
• Each Oklahoman consumes more than 38 pounds of sugar per person, per year.
This information is provided as part of an ongoing statewide health initiative supported by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) and the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The overall goal of the Shape Your Future public education intervention is to encourage Oklahoman’s to eat better, move more, and be tobacco free.