Mortality and health issues

mortality trends and patterns in Pakistan, report of a study undertaken in Pakistan under the project on analysis of trends and patterns of mortality in the ESCAP region by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

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Bibliography: p. 71.

Other titlesMortality trends and patterns in Pakistan.
Statementby Mohammad Irfan.
SeriesAsian population studies series -- no. 75, Document (United Nations) ST/ESCAP/ -- 457
ContributionsIrfan, Mohammad.
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. --
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL18392507M

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