TITLE

NCHS Dataline

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an update related to public health in the U.S. Trends in mortality in the country; Differences in the patterns of body weight observed in U.S. adult population; Data resources available on the Web site of the National Center for Health Statistics.
ACCESSION #
8952350

 

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