Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Indiana

Rank: 18

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 51.97

Air pollution level: 13.1

Child poverty rate: 25.2%

High school graduation rate: 74.1%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.3

Population lacking health insurance: 13.6%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 4.7

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.7

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,917

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 315

Personal income per capita: $34,042

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.440

Un- and under-employment rate: 15.0%

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