Isfahan University of Medical Sciences and Tehran University of Medical Sciences Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-communicable Disease, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute


Phase1: 2003
Phase2: 2006
Phase 3: 2009
Phase 4: 2011
Phase 5: 2015

To study prevalence and trend of non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors and risky behaviors in Iranian children and adolescents

Iranian children and adolescents aged 6-18 years

Multi stage cluster sampling method

Interview, Filling questionnaire by parents and students, anthropometric measurements, biochemical measurements

The CASPIANs studies are repeated surveys

Demographic, behavioral (e.g. nutrition, screen time, physical activity, active/passive smoking etc), communications with peers, injury and violence behaviors, medical history, family history, biological data(e.g. anthropometric, blood pressure), biochemical (e.g. FPG, lipids, ALT-AST, cr) and genetic factors

NCDs risk factors and risky behavio

Part Cohort