Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Nevada

Rank: 9

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 60.97

Air pollution level: 8.9

Child poverty rate: 23.6%

High school graduation rate: 56.3%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 5.9

Population lacking health insurance: 21.0%

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

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.8

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.8

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 7,956

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 661

Personal income per capita: $36,919

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.448

Un- and under-employment rate: 22.1%

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