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 publication which is produced quarterly and is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, and Preventive and Social Medicine.

We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.


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 19, No 1 (2019): Winter

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Lifestyle Interventions to Promote Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity in Middle-Age (40-60 Years) Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial in the North of Iran PDF
Simin Mouodi, Seyed Reza Hosseini, Reza Ghadimi, Robert Graham Cumming, Ali Bijani, Marjan Mouodi, Yadollah Zahed Pasha
Predictors of Drug Injection in High-Risk Populations of Prisoners with a History of Tattooing: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF
Saeede Jafari, Ghobad Moradi, Mohammad Mehdi Gouya, Fatemeh Azimian Zavareh, Ebrahim Ghaderi
The Types of Bullying Behaviors and Its Association with General Life Satisfaction and Self-Rated Health among Iranian Pupils PDF
Maysam Rezapour, Narges Khanjani, Hamid Soori
Water Pipe Smoking Reduction in the Male Adolescent Students: An Educational Intervention Using Multi-Theory Model PDF
Saeed Bashirian, Majid Barati, Manoj Sharma, Hamid Abasi, Manoochehr Karami
Concomitant Associations between Lifestyle Characteristics and Physical Activity Status in Children and Adolescents PDF
Konstantinos D. Tambalis, Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Glykeria Psarra, Labros S. Sidossis
Prevalence, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Neck, Shoulders and Low-Back Pain in Secondary-School Children PDF
Houda Ben Ayed, Sourour Yaich, Maroua Trigui, Mariem Ben Hmida, Maissa Ben Jemaa, Achraf Ammar, Jihene Jedidi, Raouf Karray, Habib Feki, Yosra Mejdoub, Mondher Kassis, Jamel Damak
The Assessment of Trihalomethanes Concentrations in Drinking Water of Hamadan and Tuyserkan Cities, Western Iran and Its Health Risk on the Exposed Population PDF
Azam Nadali, Alireza Rahmani, Ghorban Asgari, Mostafa Leili, Hosein Ali Norouzi, Afsaneh Naghibi

Short Communications

Socioeconomic Inequality in Mortality from Road Traffic Accident in Iran PDF
Fatemeh Shahbazi, Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari, Hamid Soori, Soheila Khodakarim

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