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Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

Photograph by Richard Nowitz/National Geographic

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Colorado

Rank: 33

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 37.15

Air pollution level: 7.0

Child poverty rate: 18.5%

High school graduation rate: 75.4%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.2

Population lacking health insurance: 13.8%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 4.3

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.2

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 6,299

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 321

Personal income per capita: $42,226

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.457

Un- and under-employment rate: 14.8%

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