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Farid Najafi
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
DemographyPhysical therapyPopulationDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
#2Neda Izadi (Shahid Beheshti University)H-Index: 6
Last. Ebrahim Shakiba (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 9
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Abstract There is no report on the serial interval (SI) of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Iran, the present report aims to estimate the SI and time-varying R of COVID-19 in western Iran. In this study, there were 1477 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 for Kermanshah from 22 February to 9 April. The close contacts of the confirmed cases were identified using telephone follow up of patients and their contacts. The SI distribution was...
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#1Amir Hossein Norooznezhad (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 9
#2Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
Last. Shayan Mostafaei (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 9
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This study aimed to evaluate the primary symptoms, comorbidities, and outcomes of inpatients with confirmed reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 infection among 2077 suspected/diagnosed cases of COVID-19. Based on the results of Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (LASSO) logistic regression, age, and suggestive chest X-ray (CXR) findings for SARS-CoV-2 infection, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus, chronic lung diseases, and intensive care units admission had si...
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#1Mehdi Moradinazar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 11
#2Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
Last. Hossein Poustchi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 33
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Drug use can lead to several psychological, medical and social complications. The current study aimed to measure and decomposes socioeconomic-related inequalities in drug use among adults in Iran. This was a cross-sectional study The PERSIAN Cohort is the largest and most important cohort among 18 distinct areas of Iran. This study was conducted on 130,570 adults 35 years and older. A structured questionnaire was applied to collect data. The concentration index (C) was used to quantify and decom...
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#1Cristina TaddeiH-Index: 11
#2Bin ZhouH-Index: 18
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High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using lipid-lowering medications at varying rates. These changes can have distinct effects on the levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and non-HDL cholesterol, which have different effects on human health4,5. However, the trends of HDL and non-HDL cholesterol levels...
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#1Moslem Soofi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 12
#2Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
Last. Behzad Karami-Matin (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 4
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: The outbreak of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has become a public health emergency of international concern. The number of COVID-infected individuals and related deaths continues to rise rapidly. Encouraging people to adopt and sustain preventive behaviors is a central focus of public health policies that seek to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Public health policy needs improved methods to encourage people to adhere to COVID-19-preventive behaviors. In this paper, we introduce a number...
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#1Mehdi Moradinazar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 11
#2Yahya Pasdar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 6
Last. Negin Fakhri (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)
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BACKGROUND: Smoking is the most preventable cause of most chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD). Dyslipidemia is also an important risk factor for CVD. Yet, research has provided contradicting findings regarding the association between smoking and blood lipids. This paper examines the relationship between dyslipidemia and smoking based on the results of a cross-sectional sample of a Kurdish population in western Iran. METHODS: This population-based study was derived from the recr...
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#1Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
#2Yahya Pasdar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 6
Last. Mehdi Moradinazar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 11
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BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic inequality in mental health in Iran is poorly understood. This study aimed to assess socioeconomic inequality in poor mental health among Iranian adults. METHODS: The study used the baseline data of PERSIAN cohort study including 131,813 participants from 17 geographically distinct areas of Iran. The Erreygers Concentration index (E) was used to quantify the socioeconomic inequalities in poor mental health. Moreover, we decomposed the E to identify factors contributing ...
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#1Robert C. ReinerH-Index: 44
#2Simon I. HayH-Index: 121
Last. Degu AbateH-Index: 12
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Summary Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation in both diarrhoea incidence and mortality is attributable to interventions that protect children, prevent infection, and treat disease. Identifying subnational regions with the highest burden and mapping associated risk factors can aid in reducing preventable childhood diarrhoea. Methods We used Bayesi...
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#1Babak Jamshidi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)
#2Mansour Rezaei (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 19
Last. Azad Sheikhi (TMU: Tarbiat Modares University)
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BackgroundOver 150,000 confirmed cases, around 140 countries, and about 6,000 death occurred owing to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in China, Italy, Iran, and South Korea. Iran reported its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Qom City on 19 February 2020 and has the third-highest number of COVID-19 deaths after China and Italy and the highest in Western Asia.MethodsWe applied a two-part model of time series to predict the spread of COVID-19 in Iran through addressing the daily re...
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