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Update on health characteristics of adult residents of North Carolina"s health service areas by North Carolina. State Center for Health Statistics

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Published by N.C. Department of Human Resources, Division of Health Services, State Center for Health Statistics in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English


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SeriesSCHS studies -- no. 19, SCHS studies -- no. 19.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL24589198M
OCLC/WorldCa680269677

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