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Investigating disease patterns

the science of epidemiology

by Paul D. Stolley

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  • 36 Currently reading

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

    Subjects:
  • Epidemiology,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Epidemiologic Methods,
  • Disease Outbreaks

  • 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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