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Published by Medical and Health Research Association in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public health -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Poor -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Social medicine -- Abstracts

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLaRocco, August, Medical and Health Research Association of New York City
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA418 P6 SUPPL.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18119296M

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