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Urban health

Urban health

readings in the social, built, and physical environments of U.S. cities

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Published by Jones and Bartlett in Sudbury, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban health -- United States,
  • Public health -- United States,
  • Urbanization -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Urban Health -- United States,
  • Environment Design -- United States,
  • Health Status Disparities -- United States,
  • Public Health -- United States,
  • Socioeconomic Factors -- United States,
  • Urbanization -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] H. Patricia Hynes and Russ Lopez.
    ContributionsHynes, H. Patricia., Lopez, Russ.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566.3 .U73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16753977M
    ISBN 100763752452
    ISBN 109780763752453
    LC Control Number2008014880

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