Show-Me the end game of local political and public education fail . . . Missouri Ranks in Top Ten Worst States to Live In Deets: ... "CNBC's report on the worst states to reside in cites public health as one of the main issues why Missouri made the list. According to the Missouri Department of Health Services, 30% of adults are obese and up to two thirds of adults are either overweight or obese. Also, about 1 out of 4 adults are physically inactive."