Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Estimating the Visibility Rate of Alcohol Consumption: A Case Study in Shiraz, Iran

Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Farzaneh Zolala; Maryam Zamanian; Nooshin Zarei; Mohammad Reza Heydari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 18-24

  Background: Network Scale Up (NSU) is applied in many settings to estimate the size of hidden populations.The visibility of alcohol consumption - as a hidden behavior - in Iran has not been yet set. Our aim is to estimatethe visibility factor (VF) of alcohol consumption in Iran which is an Islamic country ...  Read More

2. Twelve-hour before Driving Prevalence of Alcohol and Drug Use among Heavy Vehicle Drivers in South East of Iran Using Network Scale Up

Milad Ahmadi-Gohari; Farzaneh Zolala; Abedin Iranpour; Mohammad Reza Baneshi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 256-261

  Background: Heavy vehicle drivers spend a great deal of time away from their families. This issue and other difficulties around their job may increase risky behaviors among them. The current study aims to investigate the prevalence of opium drugs, stimulants, cannabis, and alcohol use 12 hours before ...  Read More

3. Correlates of Alcohol Consumption and Drug Injection among Homeless Youth: A Case Study in the Southeast of Iran

Abolfazl Hosseinnataj; Abbas Bahrampour; Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Samira Poormorovat; Glayol Ardalan; Farzaneh Zolala; Naser Nasiri; Jasem Zarei; Ghazal Mousavian; Abedin Iranpour; Hamid Sharifi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 207-215

  Background: Alcohol use and drug injection are prevalent among homeless youths. The aim of this study wasto identify the associated factors of alcohol consumption and drug injection among homeless youths aged18-29 years.Methods: Data on 202 homeless youths (111 males and 91 females) were collected using ...  Read More

4. Estimating the Size and Age-gender Distribution of Women’s Active Social Networks

Maryam Zamanian; Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Tayebeh Mokhtari-Sorkhani; Fatemeh Amiri; Farzaneh Zolala

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 170-178

  Background: Network Scale-up (NSU) method is an indirect method for the estimation of hidden behaviors. In NSU, respondents are asked about the number of members they know from a subpopulation of interest (e.g., injecting drug user) and assume that the prevalence of risky behavior in the networks of ...  Read More

5. Challenges in the Area of Training and Prevention at the HIV Triangulation Clinic, Kerman, Iran

Farzaneh Zolala; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Roohollah Zahmatkesh; Mehdi Shafiei

Volume 6, 1-2 , Winter 2014, , Pages 14-21

  Background: Since 2000, Iran has been delivering training and treatment services, including methadone therapy, to HIV positive patients through triangular clinics. This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of these activities at the HIV Triangulation Centre in the city of Kerman, Iran, through clients’ ...  Read More