1. Prevalence and risk factors of Low Birth Weight in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Ali Soleimani; Fariba Moradi; Elham Hesami; Maryam Kasraeian; Hamed Delam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 2-6

Abstract
  Background/Objective: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of low birth weight and its risk factors in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we collected data of 3,600 neonates through multi-stage random sampling. At first, we divided the hospitals into ...  Read More

2. The Prevalence of Endemic Goiter and Its Relationship to Urine Iodine in Primary School Age Children in Khoramabad

mahnaz mardani; Fateme gholaami; pouria rezapour; farzad ebrahimzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 71-75

Abstract
  Backgrounds: Iodine deficiency disorder is a major public health problem in areas where there is a lack of iodine in drinking water, soil, and food. This study was carried out to assess the prevalence of goiter among school children in the age group of 6-10 years in Khorramabad city. Also, the level ...  Read More

3. Prevalence of Depression Symptoms among the Elderly Population of Southern Iran

Fariba Moradi; Hassan Joulaei; Masuomeh Saffari; Najaf Zare; Mohammad Hossein Fallah Zadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 14-18

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression symptoms and the effect of various demographic characteristics on its severity in an elderly population in Fars province, southern Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during May and September 2009. ...  Read More

4. A Study of Antibiotics Self-Medication at Primary Health Care Centers in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Mehrdad Askarian; Mohsen Hosseingholizadeh mahani; Mina Danaei; Mohsen Momeni

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, self-medication of therapeutic agents is of global concern particularly in developing and underdeveloped countries. Some studies conducted in Iran showed that the frequency of self-medication was significant. Objective: This research was conducted to estimate the prevalence of arbitrary ...  Read More