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Epidemiology of chronic respiratory disease

a literature review : prepared for Office of Research and Development, Environmental protection Agency

by I. T. T. Higgins

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Published by Human Studies Laboratory, National Environmental Research Center in Research Triangle Park, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases -- Statistics -- Epidemiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby I. T. T. Higgins.
    SeriesEnvironmental health effects research series ;, EPA-650/1-74-007, Research reporting series., EPA-650/1-74-007.
    ContributionsNational Environmental Research Center (Research Triangle Park, N.C.). Human Studies Laboratory.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC732 .H53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 129 p. ;
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5167936M
    LC Control Number74603101

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