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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 162017, 3 pages
Research Article

A Decrease in Sex Ratio at Birth Nine Months after the Earthquake in L'Aquila

1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, San Salvatore Hospital, L'Aquila, Italy
2Department of Health Sciences, University of L'Aquila, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy

Received 24 April 2012; Accepted 28 May 2012

Academic Editors: T. Levy and H. Taskinen

Copyright © 2012 A. D'Alfonso 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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