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The Chief Scientist reports.... Problems in mounting and maintaining longitudinal studies--examples from dental health services research. / Davies, J A; Fyffe, H E; Pitts, N B.

In: Health Bulletin, Vol. 50, No. 2, 03.1992, p. 194-205.

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Davies, JA, Fyffe, HE & Pitts, NB 1992, 'The Chief Scientist reports.... Problems in mounting and maintaining longitudinal studies--examples from dental health services research', Health Bulletin, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 194-205.

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Davies, J. A., Fyffe, H. E., & Pitts, N. B. (1992). The Chief Scientist reports.... Problems in mounting and maintaining longitudinal studies--examples from dental health services research. Health Bulletin, 50(2), 194-205.

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Davies JA, Fyffe HE, Pitts NB. The Chief Scientist reports.... Problems in mounting and maintaining longitudinal studies--examples from dental health services research. Health Bulletin. 1992 Mar;50(2):194-205.

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Davies, J A ; Fyffe, H E ; Pitts, N B. / The Chief Scientist reports.... Problems in mounting and maintaining longitudinal studies--examples from dental health services research. In: Health Bulletin. 1992 ; Vol. 50, No. 2. pp. 194-205.

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