Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Arizona

Rank: 17

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 52.49

Air pollution level: 9.3

Child poverty rate: 27.3%

High school graduation rate: 70.7%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.6

Population lacking health insurance: 19.0%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 3.9

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.2

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 4.1

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,086

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 408

Personal income per capita: $34,553

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.455

Un- and under-employment rate: 16.6%

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