Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Florida

Rank: 12

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 58.87

Air pollution level: 7.8

Child poverty rate: 22.3%

High school graduation rate: 66.9%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.1

Population lacking health insurance: 21.3%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 4.3

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.8

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 4.1

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,964

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 542

Personal income per capita: $38,222

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.474

Un- and under-employment rate: 17.0%

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