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Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost

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Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost. / Buck, D; Godfrey, C; Killoran, A; Tolley, K.

In: HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH, Vol. 11, No. 4, 12.1996, p. 487-499.

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Buck, D, Godfrey, C, Killoran, A & Tolley, K 1996, 'Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost', HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 487-499.

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Buck, D., Godfrey, C., Killoran, A., & Tolley, K. (1996). Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost. HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH, 11(4), 487-499.

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Buck D, Godfrey C, Killoran A, Tolley K. Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost. HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH. 1996 Dec;11(4):487-499.

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Buck, D ; Godfrey, C ; Killoran, A ; Tolley, K. / Reducing the burden of coronary heart disease: Health promotion, its effectiveness and cost. In: HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH. 1996 ; Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 487-499.

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