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design and construction of quality of life measures.

Paul Kind

design and construction of quality of life measures.

by Paul Kind

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Published by Centre for Health Economics, University of York in York .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion paper / Centre for Health Economics, University of York -- 43
ContributionsUniversity of York. Centre for Health Economics. Health Economics Consortium.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13877328M

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