by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Bureau of Health Planning, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., National Technical Information Service, [distributor] in [Hyattsville, Md.?], Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
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|Statement||prepared by P.W. Purdom, Robert E. Laessig, Adele Hebb|
|Series||Health planning methods and technology series -- no. 18, DHHS publication -- no. (HRA) 80-14023|
|Contributions||Laessig, Robert E, Hebb, Adele, United States. Bureau of Health Planning|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 159 p. :|
|Number of Pages||159|
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