Marital Status and Physical Health: Racial Differences

Shervin Assari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 108-113

  Background and aims: As suggested by the Minorities’ Diminished Return Theory, the associationbetween socioeconomic status and health is weaker for racial and ethnic minorities compared toWhites. The current study compared Blacks and Whites in terms of the association between maritalstatus and ...  Read More

Addiction: A big challenge of social security in Iran

Rouhullah Dehghani; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 201-203

  Due to special conditions of Iran; i.e., neighboring to major centers of drug production in Afghanistan during the last few decades, it was the passageway of the drug to Europe. Moreover, because of appropriate context of social, economic and cultural situations, there was an increased addiction and ...  Read More

Inequality in the global prevalence of HIV based on the human development index

Amin Doosti-Irani; Zahra Cheraghi; Safoora Doosti-Irani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 146-151

  Background and aims: Burden of HIV and AIDS is considerably different among regions and countries around the world. The aim of this study was to assess the inequality in the prevalence of HIV, according to human development index worldwide. Methods: The desired outcome was prevalence of HIV, which was ...  Read More