Iran

Geographic risk of general and abdominal obesity and related determinants in Iranian children and adolescents: CASPIAN-IV Study

Background: Obesity, as a risk factor for many noncommunicable diseases, is a common public health problem in developed and developing countries. Among Iranian children and adolescents, the prevalence of being overweight has increased by almost 50% …

Spatio-temporal pattern of two common cancers among Iranian woman: An adaptive smoothing model

Bivariate spatiotemporal disease mapping of cancer of the breast and cervix uteri among Iranian women

Cervical cancer in women is one of the most common cancers and breast cancer has grown dramatically in recent years. The purpose of this study was to map the incidence of breast and cervix uteri cancer among Iranian women over a 6-year period …

Joint Spatio-Temporal Shared Component Model with an Application in Iran Cancer Data

Trends of breast cancer incidence in Iran during 2004-2008: A bayesian space-time model

Background: Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women and estimating its relative risks and trends of incidence at the area-level is helpful for health policy makers. However, traditional methods of estimation which do not take …

Multivariate Disease Mapping of Seven Prevalent Cancers in Iran using a Shared Component Model.

Background: The aim of this study was to model the geographical variation in incidence and risk factors of seven prevalent cancers in Iran. Methods: The data for cancers of esophagus, stomach, bladder, colorectal, lung, prostate, and female breast …