Yasamin Mousavi-Jarrahi

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to estimate the fraction of lung cancer incidence in Iran attributed to occupational exposures to the well-established lung cancer carcinogens, including silica, cadmium, nickel, arsenic, chromium, diesel fumes, beryllium, and asbestos. METHODS Nationwide exposure to each of the mentioned carcinogens was estimated using(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of cause of death stated in death certificates in Tehran using outcome measures of the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS), an ongoing prospective cohort study. METHODS The cohort was established in 1999 in a population of 15005 people, 3 years old and over, living in Tehran; 3551 individuals(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe the temporal determinants of meningitis incidence in the population living in the Tehran metropolis. METHODS All cases of meningitis reported to health districts throughout the Tehran metropolis from 1999 to 2005 were abstracted from patient files. Referral cases (patients who did not reside in the Tehran(More)
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