Infant feeding in Asian families summary of key findings by Margaret Thomas

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  • Infants -- England -- Nutrition -- Statistics.,
  • South Asians -- England -- Nutrition -- Statistics.,
  • Health surveys -- England.

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StatementMargaret Thomas and Vivienne Avery.
ContributionsAvery, Vivienne., Great Britain. Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division., Great Britain. Department of Health.
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Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL18067997M
ISBN 101857742362

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Get this from a library. Infant feeding in Asian families: early feeding practices and growth: a survey carried out in England by the Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics on behalf of the Department of Health.

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