Rates of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking in Ontario, 1950-1975 by Eric Single

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  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Ontario.,
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Bibliography: p. 55-57.

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Statementby Eric Single and Norman Giesbrecht.
SeriesWorking paper series - Addiction Research Foundation, Working paper series (Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario)
ContributionsGiesbrecht, Norman, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV5239.O6 S55
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4072874M
ISBN 10088868035X
LC Control Number79670223

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