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.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Ergonomics & Safety, Environmental Health, Health Education, Health Services Management, Preventive and Social Medicine.

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


JRHS is indexed by and abstracted by:

Medline: www.Pubmed.org

Scopus: www.scopus.com

EMBASE: www.embase.com

CINAHI (EBSCO Publishing): www.ebscohost.com

WHO-EMRO Index Medicus: www.emro.who.int/library/imjournals

Index Copernicus International: www.indexcopernicus.com

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International): www.cabi.org

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): www.doaj.org

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center): www.isc.gov.ir

Iranian Magazine Database: www.magiran.com

SID (Scientific Information Database): www.sid.ir

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

Recent publications

Acceptance Rate

Duration from receipt to acceptance

2010 Issue 1:

24%

5.9 months

2010 Issue 2:

29%

3.8 months

2011 Issue 1:

26%

3.3 months

2011 Issue 2:

32%

3.4 months

2012 Issue 1:

30%

2.4 months

2012 Issue 2:

16%

2.9 months

2013 Issue 1:

22%

2.4 months

2013 Issue 2:

25%

2.6 months

2014 Issue 1:

15%

2.7 months

2014 Issue 2:

11%

2.4 months

2014 Issue 3:

9%

3.0 months

2014 Issue 4:

12%

3.6 months

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Vol 14, No 4 (2014): Autumn

Cover Page


In Press

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Calculating Population Attributable Fraction for Cardiovascular Risk Factors Using Different Methods in a Population Based Cohort Study
Sayyedeh Sara Azimi, Davood Khalili, Farzad Hadaegh, Parvin Yavari, Yadollah Mehrabi, Fereidoun Azizi
Predicting Hepatitis B Monthly Incidence Rates Using Weighted Markov Chains and Time Series Methods
Maryam Shahdoust, Majid Sadeghifar, Jalal Poorolajal, Niloofar Javanrooh, Payam Amini
Association of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Vitamin D Dietary Intake with Metabolic Syndrome: A Case Control Study
Laleh Ghanei, Amir Ziaee, Parsa Rostami, Sonia Oveisi, Neda Esmailzadehha, Amir Mohammad Kazemifar, Ali Zargar

Brief Reports

Levels of Alarm Thresholds of Meningitis Outbreaks in Hamadan Province, west of Iran
Mohammad Faryadres, Manoochehr Karami, Abbas Moghimbeigi, Nader Esmailnasab, Khabat Pazhouhi


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

E-mail: jrhs@umsha.ac.ir