Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Michigan

Rank: 19

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 50.59

Air pollution level: 10.1

Child poverty rate: 20.4%

High school graduation rate: 76.3%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.7

Population lacking health insurance: 13.0

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.5

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.6

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,509

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 490

Personal income per capita: $34,691

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.451

Un- and under-employment rate: 17.4%

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