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Published by Macro International in Calverton, Md .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementA. Elisabeth Sommerfelt, M. Kathryn Stewart.
SeriesComparative studies -- no.12
ContributionsStewart, M. Kathryn., Institute for Resource Development. Demographic and Health Surveys.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 47p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20670023M

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