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Health, a quality of life

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Public health.,
  • Health.,
  • Hygiene.,
  • Public health.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] John S. Sinacore.
LC ClassificationsRA431 .S5 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 524 p.
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5294009M
ISBN 10002410700X
LC Control Number72017962

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