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 multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, 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)




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 17, No 3 (2017): Summer

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Influence Factors on Birth Spacing and Childbearing Rates using Survival Recurrent Events Model and Parity Progression Ratios PDF
Roya Najafi-Vosough, Ali Reza Soltanian, Naser Fayyazi
A Statistical Study of Serum Cholesterol Level by Gender and Race PDF
Bhikhari Prasad Tharu, Chris P Tsokos
Estimation of Intravenous Drug Users’ Population in Kermanshah City, West of Iran in 2016 using Capture-recapture Method PDF
Forod Azhdar, Nader Esmaeilnasab, Ghobad Moradi, Daem Roshani, Ebrahim Ghaderi, Bijan Nori
Reasons for Inconsistent Condom Use Found as Answers to a Multiple Response Question: A National Survey of Iranian Adults, 2013 PDF
Moghaddameh Mirzaee, Yunes Jahani, Hamid Sharifi
Predicting Factors for Retailers’ Sale of Cigarettes to Adolescents in the Lower Part of Northern Region of Thailand PDF
Chakkraphan Phetphum, Artittaya Wangwonsin, Narongsak Noosorn
Socioeconomic Inequality in Childhood Obesity
Ghobad Moradi, Farideh Mostafavi, Namamali Azadi, Nader Esmaeilnasab, Ebrahim Ghaderi

Short Communications

Documentation of Measles Elimination in Iran: Evidences from 2012 to 2014 PDF
Manoochehr Karami, Seyed Mohsen Zahraei, Azam Sabouri, Rambod Soltanshahi, Azam Biderafsh, Naser Piri, Jong-koo LEE

Letter to the editor

Strategies to Reduce HIV Transmission amongst Prisoners; Lessons Learned From Iran PDF
Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Nooshin Zarei, Hassan Joulaei

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