1. Epidemiologic Evaluation of Maxillofacial Trauma in Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan

Abbas Haghighat; Sobhan Pourarz; Afsaneh Zarghami

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 152-156


    Background and aims: This study aimed at analyzing the epidemiological features and complications of different types of maxillofacial traumas in patients who referred to Alzahra hospital, Isfahan during 2005-2019.   Methods: This descriptive-analytical cross-sectional study included all patients ...  Read More

2. Ten-Year Trends of the Incidence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in the South of Fars Province, Iran, During 2007-2016

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Nasrin Shokrpour; Hamed Delam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 120-124


     Background and aims: Leishmaniasis is one of the most overlooked diseases in tropical areas, which can lead to many deaths and illnesses. The present study was designed to determine the trend of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the south of Fars Province (south of Iran) during 2007-2016. Methods: ...  Read More

3. Investigation of the prevalence of Head Lice and Factors Affecting Them in Infected People Referring to Gerash County Health Center

Elham Rezaee; Fatemeh Heidari; Mohammad Nowrouzi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 58-62


  Background and aims: Pediculosis is one of the most common parasitic diseases that affect a wide range of age groups. The prevention of head lice infections promotes the physical and mental health of people in the community. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of head lice ...  Read More

Cancer Epidemiology
4. The Epidemiology of Lung Cancer in Lebanon During 2014

Rida Salman; Khairallah Amhaz; Ali Hellani; Loubna Tayara; Batoul Mourda

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 63-67


  Background and aims: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. There are no recent data on the lung cancer prevalence in Lebanon, and the available data are based on prediction. Thus, this study aimed to determine the incidence rate of lung cancer during 2014, among patients who were ...  Read More

5. Epidemiology and Estimating the Risk Factors for the Transfer of Hepatitis B Virus Using Multivariate Analysis Model: A Retrospective Case-Control Study

Mansour Bahardoust; Marjan Mokhtare; Arash Sarveazad; Shahdieh Karimi; Atefeh Talebi; Arezoo Chaharmahali; Shahram Agah

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 70-75


  Background and aims: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the important public health diseases in Iran.Therefore, to control the prevalence of the disease, knowledge is required regarding the risk factor ofHBV. Accordingly, the aim of this study was to determine the risk factors of HB transmission.Methods: ...  Read More

6. Epidemiological Survey of Accidents and Incidents in Haftkel During 2014

Maziyar Mollaei Pardeh; Soheila Khodakarim; Korosh Etemad; Ali Habibi; Abolghasem Shokri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 251-254


  Background and aims: Injuries as a result of accident and other incidents are the largest andpreventable public health issue in terms of morbidity and disability. Thus the present research aims toepidemiologically analyze the accidents in the individuals referred to Haftkel hospital during 2014.Methods: ...  Read More

7. Is Iran threatened by Zika virus?

Rouhullah Dehghani; Masoud Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 91-93

  Zika virus is an Arbovirus identified first time in 1947 in Uganda. Zika epidemic is a threat far greater than the Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization has urged Asian countries to be vigilant about the risk of spreading Zika virus and preventive measures to control it. In Iran, 64 species of ...  Read More

Genetic Epidemiology
8. Descriptive molecular epidemiology study of Giardia duodenalis in children of Parana State, Brazil

Hugo Leonardo Pereira Matsuchita; Amanda de Faveri Pitz; Francine Nesello Melanda; Regina Mitsuka Bregano; Francisco Jose Abreu de Oliveira; Fabiana Maria Ruiz Lopes Mori; Maria Claudia Noronha Dutra de Menezes; Idessania Nazareth Costa; Wander Rogerio Pavanelli; Monica Lucia Gomes; Cristiane Maria Colli; Emerson Jose Venancio; Ivete Conchon-Costa

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-9

  Background and aims: We investigated the children of Parana State, Brazil the prevalence of intestinal parasitosis and the associated factors involved in the transmission of intestinal parasites, and we genotyped the Giardia duodenalis isolates obtained. Methods: Fecal samples were analyzed by established ...  Read More

9. Alteration in incidence and pattern of congenital anomalies among newborns during one decade in Azarshahr, Northwest of Iran

Leila Rostamizadeh; Sayed Rafi Bahavarnia; Roya Gholami

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 37-43

  Background and aims: Congenital anomalies are as the major causes of stillbirths, neonatal death, disability and childhood health problems all over the world. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and pattern of congenital anomalies in newborn during the first 24 hours of life in Shahid-Madani ...  Read More

10. Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease: Genetics, epidemiology and complications

Masoumeh Pourhadi; Fereshteh Ahmadinejad; Reza Maghsoudi; Mohammad-Saeid Jami

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 78-83

  Background and aims: Charcot Marie Tooth disease (CMT) is the most prevalent hereditary neuropathy and its frequency is 1 in 2500. CMT is a heterogeneous disease and has different clinical symptoms. The prevalence of CMT and involved genes differ in different countries. CMT patients experience considerable ...  Read More

11. Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding in Iran: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Mehdi Ranjbaran; Mahmoud Reza Nakhaei; Mina Chizary; Mohsen Shamsi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 294-301

  Background and aims: The World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recommended executive breastfeeding for 6 months after birth. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of executive breastfeeding in Iran by a meta-analysis study to be used by policy-makers ...  Read More

12. Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury: The substantial role of imaging methods

Ayoob Rostamzadeh; Daryoush Fatehi; Hossein Masoumi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 172-175

  Background and aims: One of the most common injuries around the world is the traumatic injury of the spine and spinal cord with unknown worldwide situation of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) affecting on the effectiveness of preventive policy programs. In addition, because of possibility of making ...  Read More

Cancer Epidemiology
13. Trend of bladder cancer mortality in Iran (2006 to 2010)

Sepideh Mahdavi; Neda Amoori; Hamid Salehiniya; Zeinab Almasi; Mostafa Enayatrad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 184-189

  Background and aims: Bladder cancer is the most common tumor of the urinary tract and the ninth cancer in terms of incidence in both sexes in the world. Bladder cancer is the second most common cancer among men in Iran. The most important risk factors which attribute to the incidence of bladder cancer ...  Read More

14. Epidemiological survey and geographical distribution of cutaneous Leishmaniasis in North Khorasan province, 2006-2013

R Rajabzadeh; K Arzamani; HR Shoraka; H Riyhani; Seyed Hamid Hosseini

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 197-203

  Background and aims: Leishmaniasis is a widespread problem, especially in the tropical and subtropical countries. Since understanding the epidemiologic and geographical distribution of the diseases is necessary for prevention and controlling the Leishmaniasis. This study was conducted on epidemiological ...  Read More

15. Prevalence of major coronary heart disease risk factors in Iran

Ali Ahmadi; Mahmoud Mobasheri; Hamid Soori

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

  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