The Overall Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Children Suffering Chronic Constipation in Shahrekord in 2019

Payam Samei; Hassan Talakesh; Alizamen Salehifard Jouneghani; Masoomeh Khaledi Sardashti

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, , Pages 139-141

  Background and aims: Children with thyroid disorders may be significantly exposed to a higher likelihood of constipation; however, the cause of this link remains unclear. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of hypothyroidism in children suffering from chronic constipation. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

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 , November 2020, , Pages 163-166

  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 the prevalence ...  Read More

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 , November 2020, , Pages 167-172

  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

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 , May 2020, , Pages 53-57

  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 present ...  Read More

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 , November 2019, , Pages 149-153

  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

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

Maysam Rezapour; Zahra Khorrami; Raheleh Tabe; Narges Khanjani

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

  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

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 , December 2018, , Pages 139-144

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

Suicide and Associated Risk Factors Among College Students

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

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

  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

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 , February 2017, , Pages 61-68

  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

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 , September 2016, , Pages 214-221

  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

The epidemiology of dietary supplements consumption in the athletes of Karaj Iran

Mohammad Hozoori; Azadeh Safaei-Motlagh; Azadeh Marzban

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

  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

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 , September 2016, , Pages 276-282

  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

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 , June 2016, , Pages 119-127

  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

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

Frequency of cardiac involvement among patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

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

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

  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

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

  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

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 , December 2014, , Pages 9-15

  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

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 , December 2014, , Pages 24-28

  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