Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Ohio

Rank: 21

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 49.82

Air pollution level: 12.5

Child poverty rate: 22.9%

High school graduation rate: 79.0%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.7

Population lacking health insurance: 13.7%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.2

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.9

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.8

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,831

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 315

Personal income per capita: $36,180

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.452

Un- and under-employment rate: 14.0%

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