Description / Table of Contents:
This report presents data from a number of recent surveys undertaken in China, including the 1983 ecological survey, the 1973-1975 mortality survey, and the 1984 nitrosamine survey. "The chief purpose of the present monograph is simply to describe [population heterogeneity in China], by studying 65 rural counties and providing for each of them information on about 367 characteristics (82 standardized mortality rates from specific diseases, and 285 biochemical and other characteristics chiefly from a special 1983 survey of adult blood, urine, diet and lifestyle in two randomly chosen villages in each of those 65 counties)." (Excerpt)
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xvii, 894 p.