America's 10 worst states to live in

You say you don't like where you live, but how does it measure up to the rest of the country? These states end up at the very bottom, according to our Quality of Life category in America's Top States for Business. The data measures states for livability, health, safety, environment, inclusiveness, and scores out of 325 points. http://cnb.cx/29Hq6UG
  1. 10. Nevada
    Las Vegas may be a distraction, but there's no hiding that Nevada has one of the highest violent crime rates in the country. It also has a shortage of doctors and a lot of people without health insurance. Quality of Life score: 134 out of 325 points
Weaknesses: Crime rate, health
 Strengths: Attractions, inclusiveness 
2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 27
  2. 9. Kentucky
    It's not all mint juleps and the Derby in Kentucky. This state is the heart of the tobacco industry and more than 25% of adults are smokers. 2016 Quality of Life score: 121 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Health, inclusiveness Strength: Low crime rate 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 41
  3. 8. Alabama
    If you are a minority, gay or over 40 in Alabama, don't expect any protection from the state when it comes to equal access to public facilities. According to the National Conference of State Legislature, this is one of only five states without an antidiscrimination law for public accommodations. 2016 Quality of Life Score: 119 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Inclusiveness, health Strengths: Air quality 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 42
  4. 7. Mississippi
    It's America's unhealthiest state, with high rates of obesity, diabetes and infant mortality. 2016 Quality of Life score: 117 out of 325 Weaknesses: Inclusiveness, health Strength: Low crime rate 2015 Quality of Life Rank: No. 39
  5. 6. Indiana
    What's a Hoosier anyway? Our data suggests it's a person who is likely obese, who breathes polluted air, but don't take our word for it. 2016 Quality of Life: 107 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Inclusiveness, health Strength: Low crime rate 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 46
  6. 5. Tennesse
    Tennesseans are big eaters and heavy smokers, with high obesity and cancer rate, but at least the mountain air is clean. 2016 Quality of Life score: 103 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Crime, health Strength: Air quality 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 50
  7. 4. Louisiana
    New Orleans may be a tourist destination, but the rest of the state can be a tough place to live in, especially for minors. The state has an alarmingly high rate of child poverty. 2016 Quality of Life score: 100 out of 325 Weaknesses: Crime, health Strengths: Attractions, air quality 2015 Quality of Life: No. 45
  8. 3. Oklahoma
    In Oklahoma, expect a long wait to see the doctor. It has one of the worst shortages of primary-care physicians in the country, and the high crime rates do not help either. 2016 Quality of Life score: 86 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Health, crime, inclusiveness Strength: Air quality 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 49
  9. 2. Missouri
    A high crime rate, dirty air and weak protections against discrimination are all indicators you are in Missouri. St. Louis and Kansas City, however, are both great areas that make the state standout. 2016 Quality of Life score: 84 out of 235 points Weaknesses: Crime rate, air quality, inclusiveness Strength: Local attractions 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 47
  10. 1. Arkansas
    Arkansas may call itself the Natural State, but nature is anything but thriving here. Air quality is among the worst in the nation. Cases of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease are also high. 2016 Quality of Life score: 68 out of 325 points Weaknesses: Crime rate, air quality, health Strengths: None -- Arkansas finishes in the bottom tier in every metric 2015 Quality of Life rank: No. 44