Epidemiology
1. Prevalence of Von Willebrand Disease in Women of Reproductive Age With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Kashan, Iran, During 2019

Tahereh Abdoli; Mansooreh Samimi; Fatemeh Atoof; Mohammad Shayestehpour; Majid Ehsani

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 163-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.29

Abstract
  Background and aims: Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is an inherited disorder of blood clotting in humans. The prevalence of VWD is different among various populations. The prevalence of this disorder in women with menorrhagia is less reported in Asia and Iran. The present study aimed to determine ...  Read More

Epidemiology
2. Self-medication Among Students in Southern Iran: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Attitudes

Hamed Delam; Omid Soufi; Ahmadreza Eidi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 167-172

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.30

Abstract
  Background and aims: Self-medication, as the most common method of self-care, is one of the major problems in treatment in many countries in the world. The present study was designed to determine the prevalence of self-medication and identify the factors associated with casual medication use among students ...  Read More

Clinical
3. Epidemiological Characteristics and Causes of End-stage Renal Disease in Hemodialysis Patients

Mehdi Khazaei; Zainab Eslami Hasan Abadi; Mohammad Keshvari Delavar; Morteza Shamsizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 53-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.11

Abstract
  Background and aims: Hemodialysis (HD) is considered as the main method of renal replacement therapy (RRT) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in many countries including Iran. Given the limited number of epidemiological studies in this regard at the provincial level across the country, the ...  Read More

4. Epidemiological Prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica Infections Among the Patients Attending Nyanza District Hospital, Rwanda in 2018

Cyuzuzo Callixte; Adamu Ayubu; Pudji Lestari; Ndayisaba Daniel; Theresia Indah Budhy

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 149-153

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.26

Abstract
  Background and aims: Entamoeba histolytica is an intestinal parasite and a causative agent ofamoebiasis which is a common life-threatening parasitic disease. This study was intended to determinethe prevalence of E. histolytica and to provide the primary data about its infections among the patientsattending ...  Read More

Epidemiology
5. The Prevalence of Occupational Risk Factors and Occupational Diseases in Kerman, Iran

Maysam Rezapour; Zahra Khorrami; Raheleh Tabe; Narges Khanjani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 65-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.12

Abstract
  Background and aims: Many workers face significant hazardous workplace exposures, especially indeveloping countries. The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of occupational riskfactors and common occupational diseases in Kerman.Methods: This study was based on data from occupational ...  Read More

Epidemiology
6. Prevalence of Chronic Bronchitis in the Northwest of Iran: Results of the Pilot Phase of the Azar Cohort Study

Delara Laghousi; Mahasti Alizadeh Mizani; Nayyereh Aminisani; Javid Sadeghi; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 139-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.29

Abstract
  Background and aims: Although chronic bronchitis is markedly under-diagnosed in the generalpopulation, it has a significant impact on the health status and the well-being of patients as well ashealthcare resource consumption. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic bronchitisand its correlates ...  Read More

7. Suicide and Associated Risk Factors Among College Students

Jalal Poorolajal; Soheila Panahi; Ali Ghaleiha; Ebrahim Jalili; Nahid Darvishi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 245-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2017.11

Abstract
  Background: Despite the growing epidemic of suicide among college students, the associated risk factors of suicide have not been properly understood in developing countries. This study estimated the prevalence of suicide ideation and attempt and associated risk factors among college students.Methods: ...  Read More

Epidemiology
8. Epidemiological study of colon cancer in educational hospitals of Birjand University of Medical Sciences (2006-2011)

Azam Sabahi; Leila Ahmadian; Fatemeh Salehi; Sayed Mahmoud Mirzaee

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 61-68

Abstract
  Background and aims: Among all cancers, colon cancer is common and deadly, yet preventable. The estimated worldwide incidence of colon cancer is more than one million new cases per year. This study was done to identify the epidemiological features and risk factors of colon cancer in different regions ...  Read More

Epidemiology
9. The prevalence and related factors of low birth weight

Marziyeh Safari; Azam Samiee; Fatemeh Salehi; Seyede Nafiseh Ahmadi; Seyede Soghra Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 214-221

Abstract
  Background and aims:The most common reason in neonatal mortality rate in the world is low birth weight (LBW). The objective of our study was to determine the prevalence and related factors associated in birth weight in Garmsar, Iran in 2013. Methods: This cross sectional study was carried out on 683 ...  Read More

Nutrition
10. The epidemiology of dietary supplements consumption in the athletes of Karaj Iran

Mohammad Hozoori; Azadeh Safaei-Motlagh; Azadeh Marzban

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 222-231

Abstract
  Background and aims: Nutrition has a determinant role in success of professional athletes and dietary supplements can play an important role for supplying the nutritional needs for them in some situations. Consumption of Dietary Supplements (DS) was significantly increased in recent years. Based on this ...  Read More

Epidemiology
11. Prevalence and effective factors on post-natal depression women in Garmsar, Iran

Fatemeh Boomadi; Sareh Hatamian; fatemeh salehi; seyede nafiseh ahmadi; seyede soghra ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 276-282

Abstract
  Background and aims: Depression is an affective (mood) disorder accompanied by the sense of disappointment, incompetence, sense of transgression, fear and sense of humility. Depression is the daily depressed-mood for two weeks. The aim of this study is analysis of the prevalence and effective factors ...  Read More

Epidemiology
12. Determination of prevalence of being overweight and its association with hypertension in patients referred to the healthcare center in Jandaq in 2014.

Yadollah Ramezani; Mahmoud Mobasheri; Sayed Gholamabas Mouasvi; Majid Barati

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 119-127

Abstract
  Background and aims: Obesity and overweight is a major public health problem and, alongside hypertension, is one of the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases incidence. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and its association with hypertension in the patients referred ...  Read More

HIV/AIDS
13. 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 , Summer 2015, , Pages 146-151

Abstract
  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

Clinical
14. Frequency of cardiac involvement among patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Mehrnaz Mozaffarian; Mojdeh Sharifian Fard; Reza Vafaee; Alireza Jahangirifard

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 78-81

Abstract
  Background and aims: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an idiopathic chronic inflammatory disease mainly involves sacroiliac and axial joints; but it may also have extra-articular involvement. Accordingly, this study was designed to determine the frequency of cardiac involvement among patients with ankylosing ...  Read More

Epidemiology
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

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

Epidemiology
16. Prevalence of internet addiction among university students in Ilam: a cross-sectional study

Ataollah Hashemian; Ashraf Direkvand-Moghadam; Ali Delpisheh; Azadeh Direkvand-Moghadam

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 9-15

Abstract
  Background and aims: Internet addiction is one of the problems emerged with the development of technology. Considering the potential negative effects of internet addiction on health, the present study aimed to determine the prevalence of internet addiction in university students in Ilam, west of Iran, ...  Read More

Epidemiology
17. Depression among hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study in southeast of Iran

Fatemeh Anjomshoa; Mohammad Esmaeli-Abdar; Hossein Rafiei; Maryam Arjmand-Kermani; Faranak Hassanarabi; Athare Hasani; Zahra Esmaeili

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 24-28

Abstract
  Background and aims: Mental disorders may negatively affect on the quality of life in hemodialysis patients and their response to treatment. The aim of present study was to examine the prevalence of depression and related risk factors in hemodialysis patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, ...  Read More