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We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.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 18, No 4 (2018): Fall

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Dietary Intake and Its Relationship to Different Body Mass Index Categories: A Population-Based Study PDF
Ali Asghar Rashidi, Ali Reza Heidari Bakavoli, Amir Avan, Malihe Aghasizade, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Maryam Tayefi, Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh, Mahmoud Ebrahimi, Mohsen Moohebati, Mohammad Safarian, Mohsen Nematy, Mostafa Sadr-Bazzaz, Gordon A. Ferns, Majid Ghayour Mobarhan
Estimation of the Basic Reproduction Number and Vaccination Coverage of Influenza in the United States (2017-18) PDF
Roya Nikbakht, Mohammad Reza Baneshi, Abbas Bahrampour
Risk-Taking Behaviors in Iranian Children and Adolescents: A Latent Class Analysis Approach: Caspian IV Study PDF
Abbas Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, Ramin Heshmat, Saeid Safiri, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Gelayol Ardalan, Armita Mahdavi-Gorabi, Hamid Asayesh, Mostafa Qorbani, Roya Kelishadi
Multi-group Causal Model of Health Literacy and Behaviors on Family Well-being among Thai Adults at Risk of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) PDF
Ungsinun Intarakamhang, Ann Macaskill
Assessment of Serum Magnesium Fractions in Workers Exposed to Pb from Pb-Battery Plant
Ravibabu Kalahasthi, Barman Tapu

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