Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Vermont

Rank: 47

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 22.81

Air pollution level: 7.1

Child poverty rate: 13.5%

High school graduation rate: 89.3%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 4.8

Population lacking health insurance: 9.5%

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

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.3

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.2

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,862

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 130

Personal income per capita: $40,098

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.444

Un- and under-employment rate: 10.9%

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