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Published by U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Office of Health Research, Statistics, and Technology, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Resources Utilization Statistics in [Rockville, Md.] .
Written in English


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SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (PHS) 80-1240
ContributionsNational Center for Health Statistics (U.S.). Division of Health Resources Utilization Statistics
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Paginationx, 169 p. :
Number of Pages169
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Open LibraryOL16414117M

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