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According to the Data released by the Registrar General of India which of the following states has the worst infant mortality rate in the country?

[A]. Madhya Pradesh
[B]. Kerala
[C]. Nagaland
[D]. Bihar

Answer: Option A


Data released by the Registrar General of India stated that India's infant mortality rate (IMR) has improved very marginally from 33 per 1,000 live births in 2017 to 32 in 2018.The report stated that Madhya Pradesh has the worst IMR in the country at 48 and Nagaland stands the best at 4. In 2017, Madhya Pradesh's IMR stood at 47. Among large states, Kerala has performed best with an IMR in single digits at 7. Also, only Kerala state has now achieved the United Nations' sustainable development goal in this regard.

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