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Researching cultural differences in health

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Transcultural medical care -- Great Britain.,
    • Minorities -- Medical care -- Great Britain.,
    • Minorities -- Health and hygiene -- Great Britain.,
    • Health attitudes -- Great Britain.,
    • Health behavior -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by David Kelleher and Sheila Hillier.
      ContributionsKelleher, David, 1935-, Hillier, S. M. 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.5.T73 R47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 244 p. ;
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL793368M
      ISBN 10041511182X, 0415111838
      LC Control Number95025980


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