Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Maryland

Rank: 32

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 37.96

Air pollution level: 11.5

Child poverty rate: 13.6%

High school graduation rate: 80.4%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 8.0

Population lacking health insurance: 13.2%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.5

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.1

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 2.9

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,441

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 548

Personal income per capita: $49,070

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.443

Un- and under-employment rate: 12.7%

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