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ISRN Public Health
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 251201, 11 pages
Associations of the Burden of Coal Abandoned Mine Lands with Three Dimensions of Community Context in Pennsylvania
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
2Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
3Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
4Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA 17822, USA
Received 13 February 2012; Accepted 29 February 2012
Academic Editors: H. B. Bueno-de-Mesquita and I. Szadkowska-Stanczyk
Copyright © 2012 Ann Y. Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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