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Overweight Adolescents and On-time High School Graduation: Racial and Gender Disparities

  • Albert Okunade

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  • Andrew Hussey

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  • Mustafa Karakus

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Article provided by International Atlantic Economic Society in its journal Atlantic Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 37 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 225-242

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Handle: RePEc:kap:atlecj:v:37:y:2009:i:3:p:225-242
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