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Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 1: concepts, models and aggregate analyses.

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Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 1: concepts, models and aggregate analyses. / Senior, M. L.; New, S. J.; Gatrell, Tony; Francis, B. J.

In: Environment and Planning A, Vol. 25, No. 3, 1993, p. 425-436.

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Senior, M. L. ; New, S. J. ; Gatrell, Tony ; Francis, B. J. / Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 1: concepts, models and aggregate analyses. In: Environment and Planning A. 1993 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 425-436.

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