by Measurement and Research Center, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 13-14.
|Statement||[by A. C. Erlick]|
|Series||Report of poll of the Purdue Opinion Panel, 97|
|LC Classifications||HQ796 .P83 no. 97, HV5825 .P83 no. 97|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||19, 1 a-20 a p.|
|Number of Pages||20|
|LC Control Number||73621619|
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