Demography and health in South East Asia and the Pacific
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Demography and health in South East Asia and the Pacific proceedings of the workshop on the Statistical Analysis of Demographic and Health Data by Workshop on the Statistical Analysis of Demographic and Health Data (1991 Bangkok, Thailand)

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Published by The Institute in Voorburg, Netherlands .
Written in English



  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • Pacific Area,
  • Southeast Asia


  • Demography -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses.,
  • Demography -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.,
  • Public health -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Public health -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.,
  • Demographic surveys -- Congresses.,
  • Health surveys -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementorganized jointly by International Statistical Institute (ISI) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) ; sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
SeriesProceedings and monographs series ;, no. 4
ContributionsInternational Statistical Institute., United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific., United Nations Population Fund.
LC ClassificationsHB3641 .W67 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1333832M
ISBN 109073592062
LC Control Number92216041

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