Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Oklahoma

Rank: 7

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 61.33

Air pollution level: 10.2

Child poverty rate: 25.0%

High school graduation rate: 78.0%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.9

Population lacking health insurance: 17.5%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 7.3

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 4.2

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 4.3

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 10,042

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 480

Personal income per capita: $35,396

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.454

Un- and under-employment rate: 10.3%

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