Incorporating health status indicators into the measurement of medical underservice
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration in [Rockville, Md.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health status indicators -- United States,
  • Sentinel health events -- United States,
  • Medically underserved areas -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Health Resources and Services Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14290017M

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