Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Maine

Rank: 37

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 34.36

Air pollution level: 8.2

Child poverty rate: 17.8%

High school graduation rate: 79.1%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 5.9

Population lacking health insurance: 9.7%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.6

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 6,489

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 122

Personal income per capita: $36,717

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.437

Un- and under-employment rate: 14.8%

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