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The health of Australia"s males

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The health of Australia"s males

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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra .
Written in English

  • Men"s health services,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Rural health services,
  • Rural men,
  • Men

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-62).

    StatementAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    LC ClassificationsRA771.7.A8 H86 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24923385M
    ISBN 109787142491776
    LC Control Number2011431598

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