Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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New Hampshire

Rank: 49

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 21.28

Air pollution level: 7.8

Child poverty rate: 6.2%

High school graduation rate: 70.9

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 4.7%

Population lacking health insurance: 10.1%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.4

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.1

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.2

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,481

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 167

Personal income per capita: $43,586

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.425

Un- and under-employment rate: 11.2%

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