Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

Photograph by William Albert Allard/National Geographic

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Montana

Rank: 26

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 44.07

Air pollution level: 7.7

Child poverty rate: 19.2%

High school graduation rate: 82.0%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.6

Population lacking health insurance: 16.6%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 8.0

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.3

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,700

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 272

Personal income per capita: $35,068

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.435

Un- and under- employment rate: 14.3%

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