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Article first published online: 20 AUG 2008
Published 2008 American Cancer Society
Supplement: An Update on Cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999–2004
Volume 113, Issue Supplement 5, pages 1131–1141, 1 September 2008
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Steele, C. B., Cardinez, C. J., Richardson, L. C., Tom-Orme, L. and Shaw, K. M. (2008), Surveillance for health behaviors of American Indians and Alaska Natives—Findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2000–2006. Cancer, 113: 1131–1141. doi: 10.1002/cncr.23727
This supplement was sponsored by Cooperative Agreement Number U50 DP424071-04 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control.
The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official oisition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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- Issue published online: 20 AUG 2008
- Article first published online: 20 AUG 2008
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 JUN 2008
- Manuscript Received: 5 MAY 2008
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