Disease pattern in Upernavik in relation to housing conditions and social group by Peter Bjerregaard

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Published by Commission for Scientific Research in Greenland in [Copenhagen] .

Written in English

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  • Diseases -- Social aspects -- Greenland -- Upernavik.

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Bibliography: p. 17-18.

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StatementPeter Bjerregaard and Beth Bjerregaard.
SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland -- 8
ContributionsBjerregaard, Beth.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL22148041M
ISBN 108717052319

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