Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (NCDRC-EMRI)

Principal Investigator: Farshad Farzadfar

Associated Professor of Global Health and Population of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)- Chair of Non Communicable Diseases Research Center (NCDRC)- Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI)



Determining the prevalence of main preventable risk factors of non-communicable diseases in Iran (including smoking, poor nutrition, low physical activity, high blood pressure, overweight and obesity, high blood glucose, and high blood lipids) by age and sex groups

The eligible population for study was defined by the criteria of being among 18≤ years old Iranian adults that staying in Iran at the time of data collection.

Proportional to size, sample size systematic random Sampling, 31050 individuals

Interview, physical exam, biochemical measurements

The possibility for active fallow-up based on contact information of participants

Demographic, behavioral (e.g. nutrition, physical activity and smoking), medical history, family history, biological (e.g. anthropometric, blood pressure, pulse rate, pedometer information ), biochemical (e.g. FPG, HbA1c , ALT , HDL, TG, Chol, Urine- Na, Urine- Cr)

NCDs events especially cardiovascular diseases, metabolic risk factors, injuries and cancer

Cohort Study