Infant, maternal, and childhood mortality in the United States, 1968-1973
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Infant, maternal, and childhood mortality in the United States, 1968-1973

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services in Rockville, Md .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Mortality -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • United States -- Statistics, Vital.

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StatementJoseph Garfinkel, Marion Johnson Chabot, Margaret W. Pratt.
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (HSA) 75-5013, DHEW publication ;, no. (HSA) 75-5013.
ContributionsChabot, Marion Johnson, joint author., Pratt, Margaret W., joint author., National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsHB1335 .G37
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4854004M
LC Control Number75603203

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