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Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

Photograph by Mike Theiss/Getty Images

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Nebraska

Rank: 43

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 28.03

Air pollution level: 8.2

Child poverty rate: 13.9%

High school graduation rate: 83.8%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 6.1

Population lacking health insurance: 12.2%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 5.8

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 2.9

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 2.9

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 6,418

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 280

Personal income per capita: $39,674

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.432

Un- and under-employment rate: 9.1%

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