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Published by Office of Minority Health, Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English


  • Health and hygiene,
  • Statistics,
  • Latin Americans,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Health planning

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Other titlesChanges in the North Carolina Hispanic/Latino population, 1990 to 1994, with implications for public health
StatementLaureen M. Lopez
ContributionsNorth Carolina. Office of Minority Health
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24777368M

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