TITLE

An example of an ecologic fallacy

AUTHOR(S)
Hunt, John A.
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/1/1992, Vol. 147 Issue 9, p1303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35470499

 

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