Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. Modeling in Health Research Center

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ali Ahmadi

– (Ph.D) – Epidemiologist – Modeling in Health Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran –


November 2015

To analyze risk factors, incidence rates, prevalence, trends, outcomes and the models of environmental and genetic determinants of Health, NCDs and their outcomes as well as interaction among such determinants

Shahrekord cohort center was included people between the ages of 35 and 75 (both sexes), living in ten urban area in Shahrekord and ten rural area in Ardal district.

multistage, stratified cluster random sampling method. N=10078

Questionnaires, check list, observation, interview

Phone, Annual follow-ups (200,000 person-year) of the cohort were designed to be conducted up to 2036

a detailed demographic, socioeconomic, general health, quality of life, physical activity, anthropometric indexes, stress, health literacy, social capital, nutrition and eating habits, lifestyle, occupational history, living place, blindness, deafness, electrocardiography, lung capacities, blood pressure, sleep, smoking and alcohol, contact to animals, physical examinations and medical history, dental health, used drugs and supplements, glucose and lipid profiles.

Incidence of common NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancer, gastrointestinal, respiratory, renal, hepatic, accidents, injury and neurological diseases, MS), trend of risk factors, hospitalization, disability, and death were considered the outcomes of the cohort.

Part Cohort