Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Idaho

Rank: 30

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 41.47

Air pollution level: 8.6

Child poverty rate: 18.9%

High school graduation rate: 80.1%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.3

Population lacking health insurance: 17.2%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 5.1

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 6,415

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 221

Personal income per capita: $31,986

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.433

Un- and under-employment rate: 15.7%

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