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Epidemiology of Self - Burning in Iranian Townships Covered by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Mahmood Sheikh Fathollahi 1 , Zeinab Gorgi 2 , Reza Vazirinejad 3 and Mohsen Rezaeian 1 , *
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1 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Occupational Environment Research Center, Medical School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, IR Iran
2 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Medical School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, IR Iran
3 Department of Social Medicine, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: March 2018, 7 (1); e67610
  • Published Online: March 10, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 14, 2016
  • Revised: February 27, 2017
  • Accepted: June 11, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.67610

To Cite: Sheikh Fathollahi M, Gorgi Z, Vazirinejad R, Rezaeian M. Epidemiology of Self - Burning in Iranian Townships Covered by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2018 ;7(1):e67610. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.67610.

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