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:




CINAHI (EBSCO Publishing):

WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals):

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.

Recent publications

Acceptance Rate

Duration from receipt to acceptance

2010 Issue 1:


5.9 months

2010 Issue 2:


3.8 months

2011 Issue 1:


3.3 months

2011 Issue 2:


3.4 months

2012 Issue 1:


2.4 months

2012 Issue 2:


2.9 months

2013 Issue 1:


2.4 months

2013 Issue 2:


2.6 months

2014 Issue 1:


2.7 months

2014 Issue 2:


2.4 months

2014 Issue 3:


3.0 months

2014 Issue 4:


3.6 months

2015 Issue 1:


2.8 months

2015 Issue 2:


3.7 months

Vol 15, No 2 (2015): Spring


In Press

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Respiratory Symptoms and Pulmonary Function Tests among Galvanized Workers Exposed To Zinc Oxide PDF
Omid Aminian, Hamidreza Zeinodin, Khosro Sadeghniiat-Haghighi, Nazanin Izadi
Relation between the serum ferritin level and the risk for acute myocardial infarction
Mehdi Moradi, Farnaz Fariba, Ali Sadeghi Mohasseli
Development and Validation of a Questionnaire for Preliminary Assessment of Heat Stress at Workplace
Habibollah Dehghan, Seyed Bagher Mortzavi, Mohamad Javad Jafari, Mohamad Reza Maracy
Determinant of Road Traffic Crash Fatalities in Iran: A Longitudinal Econometric Analysis
Satar Rezaei, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Behzad Karami Matin, Mohammad Bazyar, Behrooz Hamzeh, Farid Najafi

Short Communication

Demographic Characteristics of Type 1 Diabetic Children and Adolescents in Hamadan, Iran PDF
Zahra Razavi, Arezo Karimpourian, Leila Moradi Aramian, Hassan Bazmamoun

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