Reza Norouzirad

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BACKGROUND Road traffic injuries are among the leading causes of death in the world and Iran. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the role of age, sex, education, and time of accident on human casualties and mortalities of road crashes in Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was based on data gathered by Iranian Police Department from the(More)
PURPOSE The prevalence of astigmatism, and the astigmatic axis, and their determinants were evaluated in a rural population of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study conducted from May to August 2011, 13 villages in the vicinity of the city of Khaf in northeast Iran were investigated in this study. All the examinations including visual(More)
BACKGROUND The duration of protection following primary series vaccination against hepatitis B is unknown in children and adolescents. It has been shown that the level of anti-hepatitis B surface antigen antibodies (anti HBs Ab) declines over years after vaccination. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to estimate the long-term immunity against hepatitis(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of refractive errors among high school students. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, we applied stratified cluster sampling on high school students of Aligoudarz, Western Iran. Examinations included visual acuity, non-cycloplegic refraction by autorefraction and fine tuning with retinoscopy. Myopia and hyperopia were(More)
BACKGROUND Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common disorder caused by bacterial agents in pregnancy, which can lead to important complications in newborn of such mothers in case of inappropriate diagnosis and treatment. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to study the prevalence of UTI among pregnant women and its complications in their(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of refractive errors, among 6- to 15-year-old schoolchildren in the city of Dezful in western Iran. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 1375 Dezful schoolchildren were selected through multistage cluster sampling. After obtaining written consent, participants had uncorrected and corrected visual acuity tests and(More)
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