Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly. Since 2017, JRHS is published electronically.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, Preventive and Social Medicine. We do not publish qualitative research.

ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)




WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Vol 18, No 1 (2018): Winter

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Association of Smoking with General and Abdominal Obesity: Evidence from a Cohort Study in West of Iran PDF
Satar Rezaei, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Yahya Pasdar, Behrooz Hamzeh, Mehdi Moradinazar, Farid Najafi
Impact of Body Mass Index on Arterial Stiffness in Young Prehypertensives: A Cross Sectional Study PDF
Velusami Deepika, R Vijayakumar
Prevalence and Predictors of Internet Addiction among College Students in Sousse, Tunisia PDF
Menel Mellouli, Nawel Zammit, Manel Limam, Meriam Elghardallou, Ali Mtiraoui, Thouraya Ajmi, Chekib Zedini
Has the Financial Protection Been Materialized in Iranian Health System? Analyzing Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2003-2014 PDF
Hesam Ghiasvand, Alireza Olyaeemanesh, Reza Majdzadeh, Zhaleh Abdi, Mohammadreza Mobinizadeh
Socioeconomic Inequalities in Poor Health-Related Quality of Life in Kermanshah, Western Iran: A Decomposition Analysis PDF
Satar Rezaei, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Masoud Khosravipour, Farid Khosravi, Shahab Rezaeian
Seroprevalence of Brucellosis in Butchers, Veterinarians and Slaughterhouse Workers in Hamadan, Western Iran PDF
Mojgan Mamani, Mohammad Mehdi Majzoobi, Fariba Keramat, Nesa Varmaghani, Abbas Moghimbeigi
Estimating Child Mortality Rate and its Trend in Hamadan Province, Western Iran from 1990 to 2016: Implications for Sustainable Development Goal PDF
Younes Mohammadi, Rashid Heidarimoghadam, Bistoon Hosseini, Mohammad Babamiri, Azita Nikravesh, Masoumeh Javaheri, Babak Moeini
Biological Monitoring and Lung Function Assessment among Workers Exposed to Chromium in the Ceramic Industry
Fatemeh Kargar Shouroki, Seyed Jamaleddin Shahtaheri, Farideh Golbabaei, Abolfazle Barkhordari, Abbas Rahimi–Froushani

JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509