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Health statistics for the Americas

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Public health -- America -- Statistics.,
    • Mortality -- America -- Statistics.,
    • America -- Statistics, Medical.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementHaeduck Lee and José Luis Bobadilla.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 262
      ContributionsBobadilla, José Luis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA407.5.A45 L44 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1110500M
      ISBN 100821330373
      LC Control Number94036261


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