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Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

Photograph by Tina Buckman/Getty Images

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Connecticut

Rank: 40

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 28.99

Air pollution level: 9.9

Child poverty rate: 11.3%

High school graduation rate: 82.2%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.3

Population lacking health insurance: 11.1%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.1

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.2

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 2.8

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,768

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 281

Personal income per capita: $54,877

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.486

Un- and under-employment rate: 14.5%

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