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British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group

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British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group. / Burrows, R ; Nettleton, S .

In: HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 12, No. 3, 09.1997, p. 209-214.

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Burrows, R & Nettleton, S 1997, 'British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 209-214.

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Burrows, R., & Nettleton, S. (1997). British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group. HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 12(3), 209-214.

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Burrows R, Nettleton S. British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group. HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL. 1997 Sep;12(3):209-214.

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Burrows, R ; Nettleton, S . / British women's smoking in the employers and managers socio-economic group. In: HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL. 1997 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 209-214.

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