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Identifying Factors Associated with Functional Limitation Among Diabetic Patients in Northwest of Iran: Application of the Generalized Additive Model

leili Faraji Gavgani 1 , Parvin Sarbakhsh 1 , 2 , * , Mohamad Asghari Jafarabadi 1 , 3 , Seyed Morteza Shamshirgaran 1 and Leila Jahangiry 4
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1 Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Road Traffic Injury Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
3 Medical Education Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4 Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: April 2018, 16 (2); e12757
  • Published Online: April 25, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 7, 2017
  • Revised: April 3, 2018
  • Accepted: April 7, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.12757

To Cite: Faraji Gavgani L, Sarbakhsh P, Asghari Jafarabadi M, Shamshirgaran S M, Jahangiry L. Identifying Factors Associated with Functional Limitation Among Diabetic Patients in Northwest of Iran: Application of the Generalized Additive Model, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2018 ; 16(2):e12757. doi: 10.5812/ijem.12757.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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