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Two epidemiologic surveys of the main disease problems in the United States, with incidence and prevalence data, attention to risk factors and costs. Closing the Gap attends mainly to the problems that are probably, in view of current knowledge, preventable. (EJH)
Closing the Gap: The Burden of Unnecessary IllnessA Profile of Health and Disease in America. Ann Intern Med. ;109:175. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-2-175_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(2):175.
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