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Investigating disease patterns the science of epidemiology by Paul D. Stolley

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Published by Scientific American Library, Distributed by W.H. Freeman in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Epidemiology,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Epidemiologic Methods,
  • Disease Outbreaks

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.

StatementPaul D. Stolley, Tamar Lasky.
ContributionsLasky, Tamar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA651 .S75 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782305M
ISBN 100716750589
LC Control Number95014250

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