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I think it's "E", since if its true that the seriously malnourished are often homeless and unlikely to receive the pamphlet which would make a less desirable method of achieving the goal.

"A" is logic too, but the pamphlet could mainly stress the importance of early detection, it could encourage pregnant women to do further check-ups and to be knowledgeable about the dangers, besides although many of "diseases produce symptoms that cannot be detected by the patient" some may be detectable by the patient, so it would be useful anyway.
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Eclampsia in pregnancy is especially prevalent among women who are seriously malnourished. In order to achieve early detection of eclampsia in these individuals, public health officials distributed pamphlets explaining the importance of early detection of this potentially fatal disease.
Which of the f...ollowing, if true, is the best criticism of the use of the pamphlet as a method of achieving the public health officials’ goal?
(A) Many prenatal diseases produce symptoms that cannot be detected by the patient.
(B) Once Eclampsia has been detected, the effectiveness of treatment can vary from person to person.
(C) The pamphlet was sent to all town residents, including those individuals who are not pregnant.
(D) Eclampsia is much more common in very young and very old mothers, rather than in those at the height of their productive years.
(E) Pregnant women who are seriously malnourished are often homeless and thus unlikely to receive and read the pamphlet.

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(A) Many prenatal diseases produce symptoms that cannot be detected by the patient. ----Talking about other diseases.
(B) Once Eclampsia has been detected, the effectiveness of treatment can vary from person to person. ----effectiveness.. we are not talking about that but effectiveness of pamphlets
(C) The pamphlet was sent to all town residents, including those individuals who are not pregnant. ----Ok.. sent to all the residents. It doesnot weaken the argument.
(D) Eclampsia is much more common in very young and very old mothers, rather than in those at the height of their productive years. ----So... Where are the pamphlets?
(E) Pregnant women who are seriously malnourished are often homeless and thus unlikely to receive and read the pamphlet. ----Yess!! :)
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Eclampsia in pregnancy is especially prevalent among women who are seriously malnourished.
In order to achieve early detection of eclampsia in these individuals, public health officials distributed pamphlets explaining the importance of early detection of this potentially fatal disease.

Which of the f...ollowing, if true, is the [b]best criticism of the use of the pamphlet[/b] as a method of achieving the public health officials’ goal?
We need to find an option that criticizes the use of pamphlet. If we can show/prove that there are less chances of these distributed pamphlets to reach intended audience then our purpose will be solved.
(A) Many prenatal diseases produce symptoms that cannot be detected by the patient.[ doesn't help in measuring the effectiveness of strategy.even then precaution or prevention is better than cure :). anyways doesnt help in our task]
(B) Once Eclampsia has been detected, the effectiveness of treatment can vary from person to person.[post detection is not an issue.effectiveness of applied strategy to increase awareness is in question.]
(C) The pamphlet was sent to all town residents, including those individuals who are not pregnant. [in a way , its a good thing]
(D) Eclampsia is much more common in very young and very old mothers, rather than in those at the height of their productive years. [mentions the grouping. doesn't reflect on pamphlet]
(E) Pregnant women who are seriously malnourished are often homeless and thus unlikely to receive and read the pamphlet.
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