Jalal Poorolajal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Capture-recapture method for assessing publication bias
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:107-15. 2010
  2. pmc Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B infection in Iran: a review article
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:249-58. 2009
  3. pmc Metaplot: a novel stata graph for assessing heterogeneity at a glance
    J Poorolajal
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 39:102-4. 2010
  4. pmc Five-year Evaluation of Chronic Diseases in Hamadan, Iran: 2005-2009
    J Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:71-81. 2012
  5. pmc Estimation of the Frequency of Intravenous Drug Users in Hamadan City, Iran, Using the Capture-recapture Method
    Salman Khazaei
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012006. 2012
  6. pmc Effect of body mass index on breast cancer during premenopausal and postmenopausal periods: a meta-analysis
    Zahra Cheraghi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e51446. 2012
  7. pmc Delayed Vaccination and Related Predictors among Infants
    J Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:65-71. 2012
  8. pmc Prevalence of Depression among Infertile Couples in Iran: A Meta-Analysis Study
    Seyyedeh Zahra Masoumi
    Dept of Reproductive Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 42:458-66. 2013
  9. pmc The Burden of Premature Mortality in Hamadan Province in 2006 and 2010 Using Standard Expected Years of Potential Life Lost: A Population-based Study
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012005. 2012
  10. pmc Quality of Cohort Studies Reporting Post the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) Statement
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011005. 2011

Collaborators

  • Reza Majdzadeh
  • Akbar Fotouhi
  • Mohammad Mirzaei
  • Ali Akbar Haghdoost
  • Afsaneh Keramat
  • Nader Esmailnasab
  • Hossein Mahjub
  • Zahra Cheraghi
  • Seyyedeh Zahra Masoumi
  • Babak Moeini
  • Zahra Motaghi
  • Mohammad Saatchi
  • Shahab Rezaeian
  • Salman Khazaei
  • Mehri Khoshhali
  • Parviz Torkzaban
  • Amin Doosti Irani
  • Davoud Shojaeizadeh
  • Shahrbanoo Goli
  • Seyyed Mohammad Mehdi Hazavhei
  • Seyyedeh Zahra Masoomi
  • Seyed Abbas Mousavi
  • Fatemeh Shobeiri
  • Mohammad Ali Amirzargar
  • Mohammad Shariati
  • Seyyed Abbas Moosavi
  • Abbas Moghimbegi
  • Masud Yunesian
  • Ali Reza Soltanian
  • Zabihollah Gharlipour Gharghani
  • Tahereh Hashem
  • Massoud Saidijam
  • Tayebeh Hjiabadi
  • Zahra Basiri
  • Seyedeh Zeinab Hashemi
  • Ali Golshaeian
  • Jamal Ahmadzadeh
  • Abbas Moghimbeigi
  • Hossein Erfani
  • Norooz Ali Noroozi
  • Mohsen Moradi
  • Ali Zahiri
  • Ahmad Heidari Pahlavian
  • Samad Givi
  • Ali Mohammad Reza Alipoor
  • Mahdi Maleki
  • Mostafa Anvari
  • Shahab Rezaiean
  • Morad Esmaeili
  • Hamid Padyar
  • Jalal Battaei
  • Ali Neshani

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Capture-recapture method for assessing publication bias
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:107-15. 2010
    ..In this study, the focus was on using capture-recapture method as a statistical procedure which may possibly be a practical means for measuring the amount of publication bias...
  2. pmc Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B infection in Iran: a review article
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:249-58. 2009
    ..This reduction can be attributed to the effectiveness of the national immunization program and it may impact on reduction of prevalence of hepatitis B infection in general population...
  3. pmc Metaplot: a novel stata graph for assessing heterogeneity at a glance
    J Poorolajal
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 39:102-4. 2010
    ..Although there are some statistical approaches for assessing variability across studies, here we present a new approach to heterogeneity using "MetaPlot" that investigate the influence of a single study on the overall heterogeneity...
  4. pmc Five-year Evaluation of Chronic Diseases in Hamadan, Iran: 2005-2009
    J Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:71-81. 2012
    ..Now the increasing growth of chronic diseases is the major health challenge worldwide. This survey was conducted to assess noncommunicable diseases related risk factors...
  5. pmc Estimation of the Frequency of Intravenous Drug Users in Hamadan City, Iran, Using the Capture-recapture Method
    Salman Khazaei
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012006. 2012
    ..This study aimed to use the capture-recapture method as a statistical procedure for measuring the prevalence of intravenous drug users (IDUs) by estimating the number of unknown IDUs not registered by any of the registry centers...
  6. pmc Effect of body mass index on breast cancer during premenopausal and postmenopausal periods: a meta-analysis
    Zahra Cheraghi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e51446. 2012
    ..This meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the overall effect of overweight and obesity on breast cancer risk during pre- and post-menopausal period...
  7. pmc Delayed Vaccination and Related Predictors among Infants
    J Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:65-71. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate delayed vaccination during infancy period and to determine the predictors effecting on vaccination delay...
  8. pmc Prevalence of Depression among Infertile Couples in Iran: A Meta-Analysis Study
    Seyyedeh Zahra Masoumi
    Dept of Reproductive Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 42:458-66. 2013
    ..However, there is a remarkable diversity among the results. This meta-analysis was conducted to estimate an overall prevalence rate of depression among infertile couples in Iran...
  9. pmc The Burden of Premature Mortality in Hamadan Province in 2006 and 2010 Using Standard Expected Years of Potential Life Lost: A Population-based Study
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 34:e2012005. 2012
    ..The present study was conducted to assess the burden of premature mortality in Hamadan Province, Iran in 2006 and 2010...
  10. pmc Quality of Cohort Studies Reporting Post the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) Statement
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011005. 2011
    ..The reporting of other types of observational studies such as case-control and cross-sectional studies particularly those being published in less prestigious journals expected to be much more imprecise...
  11. pmc Effect of rheumatoid arthritis on periodontitis: a historical cohort study
    Parviz Torkzaban
    Department of Periodontology, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences School of Dentistry, Hamadan, Iran
    J Periodontal Implant Sci 42:67-72. 2012
    ..This study was conducted in order to accurately measure the correlation between RA and periodontitis, and to obtain an unbiased estimate of the effect of RA on periodontal indices...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term protection provided by hepatitis B vaccine and need for booster dose: a meta-analysis
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 28:623-31. 2010
    ..Additional studies are needed for assessing vaccine efficacy for longer periods of time and the need of booster doses in different subgroups of population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Booster dose vaccination for preventing hepatitis B
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Centre for Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences UMSHA, Shahid Fahmideh Avenue, Hamadan, Hamadan, Iran, 6517838695
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD008256. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Survival rate of AIDS disease and mortality in HIV-infected patients in Hamadan, Iran: a registry-based retrospective cohort study (1997-2011)
    Mohammad Mirzaei
    Department of Health Services, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Int J STD AIDS 24:859-66. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Influenza A (H1N1) in Hamedan Province, Western Iran in 2009: A Case-Control Study
    Zahra Cheraghi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Heath, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 10:15-21. 2010
    ..In addition, there is no pathogonomonic sign or symptom to distinguish influenza infection clinically from other kinds of respiratory track infections...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival rate of kidney graft and associated prognostic factors: a retrospective cohort study, 1994-2011
    Mohammad Saatchi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    Ann Transplant 18:153-60. 2013
    ..This study was performed to estimate long-term survival rate of kidney transplantation and to detect associated prognostic factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion rate in Iran: a meta-analysis
    Zahra Motaghi
    Department of Reproductive Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud
    Arch Iran Med 16:594-8. 2013
    ..The results of studies investigated the induced abortion rate in Iran are inconsistent. The aim of this meta-analysis was to estimate the incidence rate of induced abortion in Iran...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of congenital hypothyroidism using propensity score: a matched case-control study
    Shahab Rezaeian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 13:151-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between congenital hypothyroidism and several variables using two different adjustment methods...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and its related factors in infertile couples
    Afsaneh Keramat
    Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 14:57-63. 2014
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  20. ncbi request reprint The Effect of Educational Program on Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening Behavior among Women in Hamadan, Iran: Applying Health Belief Model
    Davoud Shojaeizadeh
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 11:20-5. 2011
    ..Conclusion: Health education based on HBM can enhance women's knowledge of cervical cancer, change their health beliefs and improve their behaviors regarding screening programs like Pap test...
  21. ncbi request reprint Application of mixture models for estimating the prevalence of cigarette smoking in hamadan, iran
    Shahrbanoo Goli
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 10:110-5. 2010
    ..The mixture of truncated Poisson distribution is particularly useful to estimate population size when the main objective of the study is to investigate negative traits to which the participants may answer incorrectly...
  22. pmc Predicting the survival time for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma using microarray data
    Mehri Khoshhali
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Mol Genet Med 6:287-92. 2012
    ..Furthermore, a combination of statistical methods and microarray data could help to detect influential genes in survival...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cigarette smoking and associated risk factors among adolescents in Hamadan City, west of Iran in 2010
    Babak Moeini
    Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 12:31-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of cigarette smoking and associated risk factors among high-school students...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B and C Infections in Hamadan Province during 2004-2009
    Jalal Poorolajal
    a Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Research Center for Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Res Health Sci 11:51-7. 2011
    ..On the other hand, fluctuating inci-dence rate of HCV infection with a temporarily increasing growth is critical and should be the focus of the health policymakers' special attention...