Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Towards COVID-19 in Iran: A Population-Based Study

Samaneh Torkian; Vahid Khosravi; Reza Etesami; Zahra Jaafari; Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad; Ali Ahmadi; Narges Khanjani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 61-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2022.11

Abstract
  Background and aims: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has far been the biggest global health threat of the 21st century. Protective measures are still one of the most effective methods for controlling COVID-19. Practicing hygiene and control measures are largely influenced by knowledge and attitude ...  Read More

Development and Psychometric Assessment of a Scale for Measuring Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice About COVID-19

Samaneh Torkian; Ali Ahmadi; Vahid Khosravi; Narges Khanjani; Zahra Jaafari; Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad; Neda Malek Mohammadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 4-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2022.03

Abstract
  Background and aims: Knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) toward coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are important factors for adherence to protection strategies. The aim of this study was to construct and validate a questionnaire about the KAP of Iranians regarding COVID-19. Methods: Initially, ...  Read More

Comparison of Pattern of Alcohol Consumption and Related Factors in Patients Referred to Referral Hospitals in Shahrekord, Iran (2016-2017)

Forouzan Ganji; Ali Ahmadi; Salehe Zare; Jafar Nasiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 46-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2022.09

Abstract
  Background and aims: The aim of the present study was to investigate the pattern of alcohol consumption and its related factors in the patients referring to hospitals.   Methods: A hospital-based case control study was carried out in Shahrekord during 2016-2017. A total of 150 individuals who ...  Read More

A Study of Social Health Status in the Population of the Prospective Epidemiological Shahrekord Cohort Study in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in 2019

Maryam Sadat Ghaemfard; Ali Ahmadi; Asieh Mansouri; Soleiman Kheiri

Volume 8, Issue 2 , May 2021, , Pages 56-61

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2021.10

Abstract
  Background and aims: Social health refers to the quantity and quality of interaction of an individual with society to promote the well-being of individuals in the society. This interaction promotes social capital and social security, and reduces poverty and injustice. So far, no study has been ever done ...  Read More

Epidemiology
The Prevalence of Helmet Use and Predictive Factors Among Motorcyclists in Shahrekord, Iran in 2018

Saleh Jafarian; Ali Ahmadi; Masoud Amiri; Rahman Biokani; Zohreh Abbaspour; Masoud Mahmoudzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2021, , Pages 9-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2021.03

Abstract
    Background and aims: Motorcycle accidents are a major concern for countries. One of the most important risk factors for motorcyclists is the lack of helmet use. This study aimed to measure the rate of the helmet use and predictive factors in Shahrekord, Iran.Methods: Using simple random sampling ...  Read More

Risk Factors for Ulcerative Colitis in Shahrekord, Iran: A Case-Control Study

Hamid Gheibipour; Ghorbanali Rahimian; Ali Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2019, , Pages 144-148

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.25

Abstract
  Background and aims: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) whichinvolves the rectum and colonic mucosa, and is often constantly expanding. Few data are available onrisk factors in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigatethe ...  Read More

The Investigation of Psychometric Properties (Validity and Reliability Reassessment) of WHO QOL-BREF Questionnaire in Shahrekord Cohort Study

Fatemeh Salehi; Ali Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2019, , Pages 182-187

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.32

Abstract
  Background and aims: The purpose of this study was to revalidate the Persian version of the WHOquality of life (WHOQOL-BREF) instrument to determine the quality of life status in the ShahrekordCohort Study (SCS) in the southwest of Iran. This study was designed to serve as one of the sources ofthe Prospective ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Difference in clinical manifestations of myocardial infarction between men and women in Iran in 2014-2015

Narjes Rajaei Behbahani; Koorosh Etemad; Yadollah Mehrabi; Ali Ahmadi; Jalil Hasani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 106-111

Abstract
  Background and aims: Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of mortality among men and women so that the difference in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms between men and women can affect diagnosis and time of decision making for treatment and consequently disease outcomes. Therefore, knowledge ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Prevalence of major coronary heart disease risk factors in Iran

Ali Ahmadi; Mahmoud Mobasheri; Hamid Soori

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2014, , Pages 3-8

Abstract
  Background and aims: Coronary heart diseases (CHDs) contribute to mortality, morbidity, disability, productivity and quality of life. This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of major risk factors for CHD in the provinces of Iran. Methods: This study reported pre-existing data and was of secondary, ...  Read More