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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Egypt


  • Infants -- Developing countries -- Mortality -- Statistical methods.,
  • Infants -- Egypt -- Mortality -- Statistical methods.,
  • Mortality -- Developing countries -- Statistical methods.,
  • Developing countries -- Statistics, Vital.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-203).

StatementMaged Ishak.
SeriesEuropean University Studies. Series V, Economics and management,, vol. 1344, Europäische Hochschulschriften., Bd. 1344.
LC ClassificationsHB1323.I42 D445 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1729737M
ISBN 103631454368
LC Control Number92034126

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