Health, United States: published by the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, National Center for Health Statistics ; Washington, D.C.
REF RA407.3 .U57a Each issue emphasizes a different health-related topic, sometimes reflected in a distinctive subtitle. Other issues in Moore Library stacks (same call number). Archived issues (1975 - present) are also available full-text online at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/previous.htm#editions.
REF RA407.3 .U57b See healthcare resources by state and county, and by metroploitan area. Also provides data on the number of deaths by cause.
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