Editorial Epidemiology
1. Addiction: A big challenge of social security in Iran

Rouhullah Dehghani; Masoud Amiri

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

Abstract
  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

Original Article Epidemiology
2. Factors related to pedestrians mortality following road traffic accidents in Tehran and Alborz Provinces, Iran

Jalil Hasani; Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari; Ali Khorshidi; Ahmad Shojaei

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 204-213

Abstract
  Background and aims: This study aimed to investigate the deaths and injuries following pedestrian traffic accidents and factors associated with death of pedestrian in Tehran and Alborz provinces. Methods: In this cross-sectional study all traffic accidents related to pedestrians in Tehran and Alborz ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
3. 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

Original Article Nutrition
4. 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

Original Article Epidemiology
5. Comparing sexual dysfunction in maintenance therapy with Methadone and Buprenorphine in married male

Soheil Hassanipour Azgomi; Morteza Arab Zozani; Ahmad Maghsoudi; Ali Mohammad Mokhtari; Reza Ghadiri Rad

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 232-238

Abstract
  Background and aims: Sexual dysfunction is a common complaint among drug abusers in the treatment with Methadone and Buprenorphine. The aim of this study was to assess sexual dysfunction in patients undergoing Methadone or Buprenorphine for maintenance therapy. Methods: This research was a cross-sectional ...  Read More

Original Article Health Promotion
6. Survey on waiting time and visit time in plan of health sector evolution in Iran: A case study in Tabriz

Edris Hasanpoor; Ali Janati; Elaheh HaghGoshayie; Farzaneh Aslani; Morteza Arab Zozani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 239-245

Abstract
  Background and aims: Visit quality is a crucial component of patient-physician interaction that its inadequacy can negatively influence the diagnosis and treatment efficiency. The waiting time and visit length are important determinants of quality in the outpatient care setting. Thus, the aim of this ...  Read More

Original Article Clinical
7. Comparing diagnosis of depression in depressed patients by EEG, based on two algorithms :Artificial Nerve Networks and Neuro-Fuzy Networks

Babak Mohammadzadeh; Mehdi Khodabandelu; Masoud Lotfizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 246-258

Abstract
  Background and aims: Depression disorder is one of the most common diseases, but the diagnosis is widely complicated and controversial because of interventions, overlapping and confusing nature of the disease. So, keeping previous patients’ profile seems effective for diagnosis and treatment of ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
8. Life expectancy at birth in Aran-Bidgol region, Iran, 2012: A study based on corrected Health Houses data

Mehrdad Mahdian; Mojtaba Sehat; Mohammad Reza Fazel; Habibollah Rahimi; Mahdi Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 259-267

Abstract
  Background and aims: Life expectancy is one of the most important indicators of health and well-being of a society. Since it is claimed that in Aran-Bidgol region, center of Iran, life expectancy is higher than the average of the country, this study was designed. Methods: During a cross-sectional study, ...  Read More

Original Article Cancer Epidemiology
9. Epidemiology and trend of stomach cancer mortality in Iran

Neda Amoori; Sepideh Mahdavi; Mostafa Enayatrad

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 268-275

Abstract
  Background and aims: Stomach cancer is one of the most common cancers and the second cause of deaths among cancers worldwide cancer in the world. This study aimed to estimate the rate and trend of death from stomach cancer in Iranian population between 2006 and 2010. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
10. 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

Review article Environmental Health
11. Removal of copper ions Cu (II) from industrial wastewater: A review of removal methods

Mohsen Arbabi; Nazila Golshani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 283-293

Abstract
  Background and aims: Nowadays heavy metals are the environmental priority pollutants and are becoming as the most serious environmental problems. In recent years removing those from diverse industrial effluents and metal cleaning have been studied. The aim of the present study was to investigate the ...  Read More

Review article Epidemiology
12. 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

Abstract
  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