Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-10-09T08:21:50Z

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Wisconsin

Rank: 41

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 28.96

Air pollution level: 10.5

Child poverty rate: 12.7%

High school graduation rate: 89.6%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.7

Population lacking health insurance: 9.2%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 2.7

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.0

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.5

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 6,295

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 249

Personal income per capita: $38,177

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.430

Un- and under-employment rate: 13.3%

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