The Minnesota highway maintenance worker mortality study, 1945-1984 preliminary report

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Microfiche. St. Paul : Minnesota Dept. of Administration, Micrographic Services Unit, 1987? 2 microfiches : negative ; 11 x 15 cm. (Minnesota state document depository system ; 87-0669).

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StatementMinnesota Dept. of Health, Section of Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology.
SeriesMinnesota state document depository system ;, 87-0669.
ContributionsMinnesota. Dept. of Health. Section of Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 89/257 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination276 p.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1814287M
LC Control Number89620408

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