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The Frequency of High-Risk Behaviors Among Iranian College Students Using Indirect Methods: Network Scale-Up and Crosswise Model

Yasan Kazemzadeh 1 , Mostafa Shokoohi 1 , Mohammad Reza Baneshi 2 and Ali Akbar Haghdoost 1 , *
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1 HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
2 Modeling in Health Research Center, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: September 01, 2016, 5 (3); e25130
  • Published Online: July 4, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 4, 2014
  • Revised: April 4, 2015
  • Accepted: May 25, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.25130

To Cite: Kazemzadeh Y, Shokoohi M, Baneshi M R, Haghdoost A A. The Frequency of High-Risk Behaviors Among Iranian College Students Using Indirect Methods: Network Scale-Up and Crosswise Model, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2016 ;5(3):e25130. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.25130.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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