Sima Sajedinejad

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I t has been estimated that in 2008, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for 36 million death worldwide, contributing to 63 percent of all-cause global mortalities.1 Without any serious action, the NCD epidemic is projected to kill 52 million people annually by 2030.2,3 High blood pressure has been reported as the leading underlying cause of as many(More)
BACKGROUND With the change in population policy from birth control toward encouraging birth and population growth in Iran, repeated cesarean deliveries as a main reason of cesarean section are associated with more potential adverse consequences. The aim of this research was to explore effective strategies to reduce cesarean delivery rates in Iran. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND In different studies, the prevalence of tobacco consumption has been growing in high schools boys. OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of smoking and its related factors among Iranian high school students in 2011. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 450 male students from 15 high schools of(More)
BACKGROUND Although most of maternal deaths are preventable, maternal mortality reduction programs have not been completely successful. As targeting individuals alone does not seem to be an effective strategy to reduce maternal mortality (Millennium Development Goal 5), the present study sought to reveal the role of many distant macrostructural factors(More)
The Childhood and Adolescence Surveillance and PreventIon of Adult Non-communicable disease (CASPIAN) study is implemented in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 2003. The aim of this national school- based surveillance program was to provide accurate data of regular surveys of this program to be reviewing methodology, protocols, data collection and(More)
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