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, Preventive and Social Medicine.

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

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) (Newly)




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.

Vol 4, No 16 (2016): Autumn

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Malaria Prevalence and Its Associated Risk Factors among Patients Attending Chichu and Wonago Health Centres, South Ethiopia PDF
Eshetu Molla Belete, Amanuel Bedane Roro 185-189
A Hybrid ANN-GA Model to Prediction of Bivariate Binary Responses: Application to Joint Prediction of Occurrence of Heart Block and Death in Patients with Myocardial Infarction PDF
Negin-Sadat Mirian, Morteza Sedehi, Soleiman Kheiri, Ali Ahmadi 190-194
Effect of Educational Intervention on the Fruit and Vegetables Consumption among the Students: Applying Theory of Planned Behavior PDF
Mohammad Hossein Taghdisi, Towhid Babazadeh, Fatemeh Moradi, Fariba Shariat 195-199
Comparative Analysis of Lighting Characteristics and Ultraviolet Emissions from Commercial Compact Fluorescent and Incandescent Lamps PDF
Mahtab Azizi, Rostam Golmohammadi, Mohsen Aliabadi 200-205
A New Microwave Shield Preparation for Super High Frequency Range: Occupational Approach to Radiation Protection PDF
Vida Zaroushani, Ali Khavanin, Ahmad Jonidi Jafari, Seyed Bagher Mortazavi 206-211
A Structural Equation Modeling of the Relationships between Depression, Drug Abuse and Social Support with Suicidal Ideation among Soldiers in Iran in 2015 PDF
Mehdi Nosratabadi, Zohreh Halvaiepour 212-216
Factors Associated with Hookah Use among Male High School Students: The Role of Demographic Characteristics and Hookah User and Non-User Prototypes PDF
Saeed Bashirian, Majid Barati, Younes Mohammadi, Hossein Mostafaei 217-223

Short Communications

An Outbreak of Aeromonas hydrophila Food Poisoning in Deptsang Village, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan, 2016 PDF
Tsheten Tsheten, Dorji Tshering, Kinley Gyem, Sangay Dorji, Sonam Wangchuk, Tenzin Tenzin, Lungten Norbu, Tshering Jamtsho 224-227
Predictors of Bone Mineral Density among Asian Indians in Northern Mississippi: A Pilot Study PDF
Vinayak K. Nahar, Kyle M. Nelson, M. Allison Ford, Manoj Sharma, Martha A. Bass, Mary A. Haskins, John C. Garner 228-232

Letter to the editor

Comment on: "Economic Burden of Thalassemia Major in Iran, 2015" PDF
Satar Rezaei, Behzad Karami Matin, Mohammad Hajizadeh 233-234
Timeliness: The authors' vested right but the editors' last concern PDF
Mostafa Rad, Abdolghader Assarroudi, Mohammad Reza Armat, Nematullah Shomoossi 235-236

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