TITLE

A cross-sectional study of vascular risk factors in a rural South African population: data from the Southern African Stroke Prevention Initiative (SASPI)

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7, p326
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
34940944

 

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