Global, WHO Regional Quality of Life in People during Covid-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Fatemeh Pashazadeh Kan; Niloofar Ahmadi; Sima Rafiei; Maryam Masoumi; Omid Elahifar; Maryam Doustmehraban; Hajar Eshtod; Zahra Hosseinipalangi; Mobina Navidriahy; Zahra Nejatifar; Negin Gholamali; Farnaz Zarabi; Fatemeh Seyghalani Talab; Shayeste MohamadRahimi; Rana Soheylirad; Batool Sadat Hoseini; Mona Rajabi; Ahmad Ghashghaee

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 525-534

  Background: Strict adherence to safety precautions and, most importantly, social distancing and isolation of people infected with the Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) virus have considerably affected the daily life activities of individuals and overshadowed their routine lifestyle. We conducted a systematic ...  Read More

The Impact of Sleep Health as a Healthy Lifestyle on Coping with Coronavirus Vulnerability: A Narrative Review

Mousa Bamir; Salman Farahbakhsh; Salman Daneshi; Reza Sadeghi

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 535-541

  Background: Sleep health is a relatively new term in the sleep literature and an emerging concept in sleep medicine. Lack of attention to health sleep, leads to an increase in the incidence of various physical, mental, and immune disorders against infectious diseases.Methods: This Narrative review study ...  Read More

Time to the Peak, Flu Vaccine, and Mortality Rate of COVID-19: An Ecologic Study on Data from 26 Countries

Zahra Sedaghat; Mohammad Fararouei; Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 542-546

  Background: In 2020, shortly after recognizing the COVID-19 virus in China on March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic. It is estimated that COVID-19 is responsible for millions of morbidities and deaths globally, causing devastating health, social and economic ...  Read More

Subjective Norms Predict Intention to Covid-19 Vaccination among Older Adults in Southern Iran: a Community-based Cross-sectional Study

Mahsa Yarelahi; Elham Rezaian; Farzaneh Bahadori; Zeinab Sahraian; Somayeh Abolghsemi; Masoud Karimi

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 547-554

  Background: The success of the vaccination programs against covid-19 depends on the level of community vaccine acceptance. The present study aimed to investigate the predictors of older adults’ intention to uptake the covid-19 vaccine in older adults.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted ...  Read More

The Relationship between Health Literacy and Covid-19 Preventive Behaviors in Healthcare Workers in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Southeast Iran

Hossien Izadirad; Hossein Rashki Ghalenow; Hajar Noori Sanchooli; Fereshteh Safaei

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 555-561

  Background: Health literacy and preventive behaviors can be considered important factors in healthcare workers’ decisions and how they function in the health system to promote the health of society. Therefore, the present study determined the relationship between health literacy and Covid-19 preventive ...  Read More

Risk Factors and Prognosis; An Effort to Predict the Severity of COVID-19

Parisa Jooya; Neda Pouralimohamadi; Bisma Zulfaqar; Melika Arzhangzadeh; Seyed Amirhossein Shamszadeh; Behdad Tahayori

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 562-569

  Background: Up to this time, screening for people infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) relies on clinical symptoms. As a result, our study focused on establishing a relationship between clinical manifestations, risk factors, and the prognosis of COVID-19 for prompt intervention.Methods: ...  Read More

Assessment of Mental Workload and its Association with Workability among Nurses Working in the Care Units of Patients with Covid-19

Seyvan Sobhani; Sara Tabanfar; Isa Mohammadi Zeidi; Mohammad Sharif Hosseini

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 570-577

  Background: High mental workload can negatively affect nurses’ mental and physical health, quality of life, and workability. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the relationship between mental workload and the workability among nurses.Methods: Using the multi-stage sampling method, ...  Read More

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice toward the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Population-Based Survey in Iran

Amirhossein Erfani; Reza Shahriarirad; Keivan Ranjbar; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 578-591

  Background: Knowledge and awareness of disease transmission modes and basic hygiene principles during a public health crisis are crucial for developing effective control measures. The researchers aimed to evaluate Iranians’ knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) throughout the coronavirus disease ...  Read More

Assessing the Quality of the COVID-19 Articles Published by Persian Researchers Using the CASP Checklist

Mina Danaei; Mohammad Hossein Taghrir; Mehrdad Askarian; Mohsen Momeni

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 592-599

  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic reminded scientists of the importance of designing and implementing efficient research. In this study, the frequency and quality of Iranian researchers’ manuscripts about COVID-19 were evaluated.Methods: A comprehensive search was conducted on June 30, 2020, to ...  Read More

Investigating the Relationship between Nutritional Attitude and Performance with Physical Activity in Patients with COVID-19

Zahra Negarandeh; Hossain Faramarzi; Siavash Babajafari; Mohsen Davoodi; Seyed Ali Hoseini; Omid Reza Salehi; Morteza Zare

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 600-606

  Background: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between nutritional performance and physical activity in patients with COVID-19.Methods: In this causal-comparative ex-post facto study, after obtaining a license from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 600 people who volunteered to participate ...  Read More

Occupational Risk Assessment of COVID-19 Exposure: A Case Study in a Bank Setting

Khalil Taherzadeh Chenani; Laleh Nikoo; Mehdi Jahangiri

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 607-613

  Background: The rise of COVID-19 in the 21st century has posed challenges for national and international communities. Meanwhile, people who work in high-risk jobs in terms of biological exposure, such as banks, are more likely to be exposed to coronavirus. This study aimed to investigate the risk of ...  Read More

Factors Associated with Length of Hospital Stays in COVID-19 Patients in Yazd Province Hospitals

Mohammadreza Mirjalili; Mohammadreza Dehghani; Mehdi Raadabadi; Farzan Madadizadeh; Mohammad Sharifyazdi; Hosein Shojaefar; Masoud Sharifi; Mehdi Yavari; Ali Dehghani

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 614-619

  Background: Considering the high prevalence of COVID-19 in Iran, it is necessary to allocate health resources in response to this pandemic. Due to limitations in the number of hospital beds, analysis of the length of hospital stay in COVID-19 patients may be helpful for decision-making.Methods: This ...  Read More

Effect of COVID-19 Vaccination on Survival of Iranian Patients: comparison of Cox Regression, Survival Tree and Forests

Mozhgan Seif; Mehdi Sharafi; Marziyeh Sadat Seif; Mohsen Bayati; Jalal Karimi

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 620-630

  Background: The effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination determines the resource allocation for saving lives in this pandemic. Certainly, the efficacy of all vaccines has been studied in laboratory situations. However, the present study aims to estimate the effectiveness of vaccination in real conditions ...  Read More

Designing a Policymaking Pattern to Deal with Covid-19

Hasan Yusefzadeh; Hassan Nazari; Ahmad Vadadi; Reza Mohammadpour

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 631-638

  Background: Due to the unpredictability of Covid-19, policymakers should look at this issue as a complex system in developing and providing solutions to deal with it. This research aimed to provide a policy model for dealing with Covid-19.Methods: This is a qualitative study and used the theme analysis ...  Read More

Correlation between HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria with COVID-19 Indices: A Global Level Ecological Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Fatemeh Rezaei; Kimia Jokari; Sepideh Mohseni; Sima Afrashteh; Seyed Sina Dehghani; Alireza Jafari; Mohsen Moghadami; Mousa Ghelichi-Ghojogh

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 639-648

  Background: HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malariaare neglected due to the high pressure imposed on healthcare systems by COVID-19; however, since these diseases afflict a large number of patients globally, their effect on COVID-19, as a world pandemic, should be assessed. We aimed to assess the relationship ...  Read More

A Tempo-geographic Analysis of COVID-19 and Vaccination in EMRO Region: Joinpoint Regression in an Ecologic Study

Jafar Hassanzadeh; Zahra Maleki; Arefe Abedinzade; Mohebat Vali

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 657-663

  Background: The rapid response of governments to overcome COVID-19 is increasingly important. In this study, we investigated the epidemiological changes of Covid-19 and the vaccination status of this disease in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO).Methods: This research is a descriptive ecologic study. ...  Read More

Forecasting the Spread of the Sixth Wave of COVID-19 Epidemic in Southern Iran: An Application of ARIMA Models

Vahid Rahmanian; Mohammad Jokar; Elham Mansoorian

Volume 11, 3 (Supplement) , July 2023, , Pages 664-669

  Background: Through the fifth wave of the Covid-19 outbreak in Jahrom, the fatality and incidence of the virus increased. The quick spread of infection is one of the causes of this dreadful situation. Therefore, recognizing the future epidemic trend can be a useful instrument to decrease mortality and ...  Read More

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Depression and Anxiety in the Middle East during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Sima Rafiei; Fatemeh Pashazadeh Kan; Samira Raoofi; Maryam Masoumi; Omid Elahifar; Maryam Doustmehraban; Zahra Hosseinipalangi; Sepideh Rezaei; Mahmoud Nasiri; Ahmad Ghashghaee

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 116-125

  Background: Depression and anxiety are the psychological problems that have intensified during Covid-19 and have affected the psychological well being of people. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the prevalence of anxiety and depression in Middle East countries.Methods: In this review, ...  Read More

The Interaction Effects between COVID-19 Pandemic and Human Ecological Footprint: A Narrative Review

Hassan Hashemi; Ehsan Gharehchahi; Mohammad Golaki; Amin Mohammadpour; Zohre Moeini

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 126-139

  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral infection caused by SARS-CoV-2, first recognized in China and quickly became a global pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has been found to have positive and negative environmental impacts. Air, wastewater, and solid waste are some examples that show this pandemic’s ...  Read More

Active Monitoring of Persons Exposed to Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 in South of Iran

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Mousa Ghelichi-Ghojogh; Fatemeh Rezaei; Mehdi Nejat; Haleh Ghaem; Jafar Hassanzadeh; Mohammadreza Karimi; Zohre Khodamoradi; Kimia Jokari; Leila Jahangiry

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 156-163

  Background: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can be transmitted through direct, indirect, or close contact with infected people by contaminated respiratory droplets or saliva. This study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the secondary ...  Read More

Epidemiological Indices of COVID-19 Viruses in Countries with High-incidence: A Descriptive and Comparative Analysis

Javad Javan-Noughabi; Sayed Ali Mousavi; Seyed Yaser Hashemi; Ahmad Faramarzi; Farshad Bahrami Asl; Hamidreza Shabanikiya

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 164-169

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has posed an unusual threat to global health. Up to May 26, 2021, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), 167.01 million cases, and 3.47 million deaths were reported. This study aimed to estimate and compare epidemiological indices ...  Read More

Behavioral Changes in the Community Following COVID-19 Pandemics; A Conceptual Model Derived from a Grounded Theory Study in Iran

Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Shirin Ahmadnia; Mohadeseh Motamed-Jahromi; Fazlollah Ahmadi

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 170-178

  Background: COVID-19 epidemic in Iran has imposed a heavy social, economic, political, and psychosocial burden and caused devastating social problems. On the other hand, it has also led to promising social cohesion. This study aimed to explore the community-wide changes following the COVID-19 pandemic ...  Read More

Communication Styles, Care- Seeking and Preventive Behaviors in COVID-19 Patients in Northwest of Iran

Asghar Tanomand; Hossein Safari; Sedigheh Salavati; Ali Soleimani; Arman Latifi

Volume 11, 1 (Supplement) , January 2023, , Pages 179-185

  Background: The most important way to prevent COVID-19 is to observe health behaviors such as keeping social distance from one another. After getting COVID-19, care-seeking behaviors can affect the severity of the disease. The current study aimed to investigate and compare the communication styles, care-seeking, ...  Read More