International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Predictors of High-Risk Behaviors in Municipal Workers and Staff in Zahedan, South-East of Iran

Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam 1 , Hossein Ansari 1 , Mahdi Mohammadi 1 , * , Soheila Khosravi 2 , Esmail Sanei-Moghaddam 2 and Mahmodreza Miri-Bonjar 1
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1 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Zahedan Blood Transfusion Center, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: December 01, 2016, 5 (4); e27555
  • Published Online: May 10, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 19, 2015
  • Revised: May 23, 2015
  • Accepted: September 13, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.27555

To Cite: Ansari-Moghaddam A, Ansari H, Mohammadi M, Khosravi S, Sanei-Moghaddam E, et al. Predictors of High-Risk Behaviors in Municipal Workers and Staff in Zahedan, South-East of Iran, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2016 ;5(4):e27555. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.27555.

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