Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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New York

Rank: 27

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 43.91

Air pollution level: 9.7

Child poverty rate: 24.1%

High school graduation rate: 70.9%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 5.5

Population lacking health insurance: 14.5%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 2.9

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.6

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.5

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,934

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 392

Personal income per capita: $48,450

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.499

Un- and under-employment rate: 14.6%

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