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Using Geographic Methods to Understand Health Issues

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Figure 10. Health Service Area Regionalization Plan Developed Under Categorical Grant: North Carolina, 1946

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This map depicts patient service areas constructed by the VA to regionalize the administration of its hospitals.

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