Assessment of longitudinal and cross-sectional effects of age on adult obesity in an Iranian population: results of a large population-based cohort study

Mahsa Rafiee Alhossaini; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad; Farid Zayeri; Masoumeh Sadeghi

Volume 23, Issue 6 , 2021

  Background: The risk of obesity commonly changes with age, which is a longitudinal (aging) effect. Moreover, the individuals who enter the study at the same age have similar living conditions that may influence their obesity risk in a particular way; this is a cross-sectional effect. Both cross-sectional ...  Read More

Analysis of Infant Congenital Malformation Data using the Bayesian Count Regression

Reza Ali Akbari Khoei; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad; Farzad Eskandari; Mohammad Heidarzadeh

Volume 23, Issue 2 , 2021

  Background: Congenital malformations are one of the most important and common types of anomalies in infants, which are one of the main causes of disability and mortality in children.       Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the risk factors affecting the incidence of ...  Read More