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Iranian Journal of Public Health

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026803/primary-health-care-an-important-approach-for-health-sector-missed-in-iran-s-health-system-evolution-plan
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Masoud Behzadifar, Masood Taheri Mirghaed, Aidin Aryankhesal
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026802/sexual-transmission-of-zika-virus-an-assessment-of-the-evidence
#2
Mohammad Zamani, Vahid Zamani
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026801/suicide-an-un-resolved-and-under-recognized-health-problem-among-people-of-ilam-province-the-most-popular-suicide-spot-in-iran
#3
Aziz Kassani, Abdolvahab Baghbanian, Walieh Menati
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026800/pediculosis-in-school-sitting-what-is-the-role-of-school-nurses
#4
Mohammed Albashtawy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026799/perceived-health-related-quality-of-life-outcomes-with-silicosis-patients
#5
Salah Aberkane
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026798/influence-of-youth-baseball-players-pitches-on-range-of-motion-and-ball-speed
#6
Seung-Won Yang, Se-Jeong Kwon, Joon-Sung Park, Tae-Young Kim, Nam-Il An, Young-Sub Lee
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026797/the-treated-drug-users-in-the-slovak-republic
#7
Pavol Beno, Martin Samohyl
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026796/effects-of-the-crossfit-exercise-data-analysis-on-body-composition-and-blood-profiles
#8
Eun-Ju Choi, Wi-Young So, Taikyeong Ted Jeong
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026795/the-prevalence-of-plasmid-mediated-quinolone-resistance-genes-in-escherichia-coli-isolated-from-hospital-wastewater-sources-in-tehran-iran
#9
Reza Ranjbar, Omid Farahani
BACKGROUND: Considering the importance of hospital wastewaters as potential reservoirs for the dissemination of bacterial pathogens such as Escherichia coli and antibiotic resistance genes in the environment, the need for such information becomes imperative. METHODS: E. coli strains were isolated from hospital wastewater sources in Tehran, Iran, over a 24-month sampling period (Jun 2014- Jun 2016) and identified using standard bacteriological methods. Quinolone resistance among the strains was determined using Kirby-Bauer method and the frequency of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance genes (qnrA, qnrB, qnrS) was investigated by PCR...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026794/nitrite-and-nitrate-concentrations-in-the-drinking-groundwater-of-shiraz-city-south-central-iran-by-statistical-models
#10
Ahmad Badee Nezhad, Mohammad Mahdi Emamjomeh, Mahdi Farzadkia, Ahmad Jonidi Jafari, Mehrab Sayadi, Amir Hossein Davoudian Talab
BACKGROUND: Nitrite (NO2-) and nitrate (NO3-) contaminations of groundwater are considered as one of the major health challenges in recent decades. This study aimed to evaluate the nitrite and nitrate concentrations in the drinking groundwater of Shiraz, South-central Iran by statistical models. METHODS: From 43 active wells of Shiraz drinking water supplies, 344 samples were collected in the high and low precipitation seasons from 2010 to 2014. Nitrate and nitrite concentrations were tested by a DR6000 spectrophotometer, and the results were analyzed by different software, including SPSS ver...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026793/sexual-function-mental-well-being-and-quality-of-life-among-kurdish-circumcised-women-in-iran
#11
Farzaneh Daneshkhah, Hamid Allahverdipour, Leila Jahangiri, Tatiana Andreeva
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation is an intentional inhumane procedure that threatens girls and women's health. It is especially widespread in developing countries due to cultural, traditional and religious preferences. The aim of the current study was to investigate how circumcision affects women's sexual function. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the urban and rural area of Piranshahr County, Iran, in 2015 among convenience samples of 200 women, 15-49 yr old, who were applying to health care centers for receiving routine health care services...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026792/antiretroviral-drug-resistance-mutations-among-hiv-treatment-failure-patients-in-tehran-iran
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Molood Farrokhi, Samaneh Moallemi, Reza Shirkoohi, Reza Golmohammadi, Sara Ahsani-Nasab, Sara Sardashti, Ladan Abbasian, Kazem Baesi, Minoo Mohraz
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to determine drug resistance mutations in patients with virological failure and find correlation between HIV drug resistance test and viral load. METHODS: Blood sample was collected from 51 patients who suspicious treatment failure in the center of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran in 2015. Viral voluntary counseling and testing load test was done and the patients with viral load above 1000 copies choose for detection of drug resistance mutations by genotyping method (29 patients)...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026791/willingness-to-pay-for-complementary-health-care-insurance-in-iran
#13
Shirin Nosratnejad, Arash Rashidian, Ali Akbari Sari, Najme Moradi
BACKGROUND: Complementary health insurance is increasingly used to remedy the limitations and shortcomings of the basic health insurance benefit packages. Hence, it is essential to gather reliable information about the amount of Willingness to Pay (WTP) for health insurance. We assessed the WTP for health insurance in Iran in order to suggest an affordable complementary health insurance. METHODS: The study sample consisted of 300 household heads all over provinces of Iran in 2013...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026790/the-prevalence-of-hearing-impairment-by-age-and-gender-in-a-population-based-study
#14
Alimohamad Asghari, Mohammad Farhadi, Ahmad Daneshi, Mehdi Khabazkhoob, Saman Mohazzab-Torabi, Maryam Jalessi, Hesamedin Emamjomeh
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of hearing impairment (HI) by age and gender in a population aged 5 yr and older residing in Tehran, Iran. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, 140 clusters each including 10 households from Tehran, Iran were sampled between 2012 and 2013 using cluster random sampling. Trained audiologists examined the participants during face-to-face interviews. The hearing of the participants was evaluated before the removal of wax or other foreign bodies...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026789/the-impact-of-the-predictive-nursing-education-process-on-degree-of-comfort-and-quality-of-life-for-patients-in-the-oncology-department
#15
Yan Yu, Lijuan Hu, Xingu Chen, Mei Ge, Huijuan Zhu, Yusheng Yan
BACKGROUND: We investigated the application of a predictive nursing education process on the degree of comfort and quality of life for cancer patients. METHODS: A total of 168-cancer patient in Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China between June 2014 and June 2016 were enrolled and admitted for surgery or radiotherapy/chemotherapy treatment. Patients were randomly divided into control and observation groups, each containing 84 cases...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026788/trends-in-antimicrobial-prescription-for-inpatients-in-changsha-china-2003-to-2014
#16
Yinhua Zhang, Qun Yuan, Xia Yi, Honghua Liu, Xiaoyan Pan, Jingwei Liu, Yi Xu, Yang Chen, Guoping He
BACKGROUND: China had implemented policies to limit antimicrobials prescription since 2004; we conducted this study to reflect the effect of these national policies by analyzing antimicrobial prescription trends of medical insurance in patients from 2003 to 2014 in Changsha city, China. METHODS: The participants were inpatients of the medical insurance of urban workers (UEBMI). Data were extracted from medical insurance information system of Changsha Medical Insurance Institution, which directly connects with hospitals information systems...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026787/factors-determining-effective-orthokeratology-treatment-for-controlling-juvenile-myopia-progression
#17
Qinghui Kong, Jiang Guo, Jing Zhou, Yanling Zhang, Xiaoyan Dou
BACKGROUND: We aimed to identify factors influencing the therapeutic outcome of orthokeratology on controlling juvenile myopia progression, and the risk factors for complications. METHODS: Myopic patients (n=724) in Shenzhen Second Hospital from Jan 2011 to Jan 2016 fitted with orthokeratology lenses and followed-up for 6-65 months were reviewed retrospectively. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were used to screen for the factors that can improve treatment outcome and prevent the development of complications...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026786/the-relationship-between-type-2-diabetes-and-platelet-indicators
#18
Xiangyu Chen, Le Fang, Hongbo Lin, Peng Shen, Tao Zhang, Hui Li, Xiaoyong Li, Min Yu, Chunxiao Xu, Jie Zhang, Feng Lu, Xiaofu DU, Ruying Hu, Jieming Zhong
BACKGROUND: Currently, the studies on the relationship between type 2 diabetes and platelets indicators were carried out on a selective small sample population generally. Large sample studies in this area are rare, especially in Chinese population. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between type 2 diabetes and the mean platelet volume (MPV), platelet count (PLT) and platelet distribution width (PDW). METHODS: This is a cross-sectional analysis of the routine health examination data from 20128 participants with complete baseline data in Yinzhou District 2013...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026785/evaluation-of-p16-ink4%C3%AE-hypermethylation-from-liquid-based-pap-test-samples-in-vietnamese-population
#19
Phuong Kim Truong, Thuan Duc Lao, Thuy Ai Huyen LE
BACKGROUND: Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection has been considered as main cause of cervical cancer. Recently, aberrant DNA methylation at tumor suppressor genes (TSGs), leading to inactivation, has also been an early epigenetic event and cofactor in cervical carcinogenesis. This study was performed to evaluate an association between the hypermethylation of p16(INK4α) gene's promoter and HPV exposure in non-invasive samples (liquid-based papanicolaous samples) in Vietnamese population...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026784/effects-of-medical-insurance-on-the-health-status-and-life-satisfaction-of-the-elderly
#20
Liubao Gu, Huihui Feng, Jian Jin
BACKGROUND: Population aging has become increasingly serious in China. The demand for medical insurance of the elderly is increasing, and their health status and life satisfaction are becoming significant issues. This study investigates the effects of medical insurance on the health status and life satisfaction of the elderly. METHODS: The national baseline survey data of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Survey in 2013 were adopted. The Ordered Probit Model was established...
September 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
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