Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Delaware

Rank: 22

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 48.52

Air pollution level: 11.6

Child poverty rate: 17.5%

High school graduation rate: 72.1%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.9

Population lacking health insurance: 12.1%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.8

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 8,122

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 621

Personal income per capita: $39,664

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.440

Un- and under-employment rate: 13.3%

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