A new study predicts roughly half of the U.S. population will be obese within a decade.

By 2030 nearly 1 in 2 adults, or 48.9%, will have obesity, and the prevalence will be higher than 50% in 29 states and not below 35% in any state, according to the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

It also predicted that severe obesity is likely to become more prevalent among women, non-Hispanic black adults and low-income adults.

Leant author Zachary Ward, an analyst at Harvard Chan School’s Center for Health Decision Science, told CNN severe obesity is rising

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