Indexes and rankings for indicators of social well-being for U.S. counties

statistical supplement for Rural development research report no. 10 by Peggy J. Ross

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      Other titlesRural development research report ; no. 10.
      Statement[Peggy J. Ross, Herman Bluestone, and Fred K. Hines].
      ContributionsBluestone, Herman, 1930- joint author., Hines, Fred K., joint author.
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      Paginationiii, 71 p. ;
      Number of Pages71
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