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Socio-Demographic Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS)

Sara Jalali-Farahani 1 , Parisa Amiri 1 , * , Sepideh Bakht 1 , Zeinab Shayeghian 1 , Leila Cheraghi 2 and Fereidoun Azizi 3
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1 Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: October 2017, 15 (4); e14548
  • Published Online: October 23, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 12, 2017
  • Revised: June 18, 2017
  • Accepted: August 30, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.14548

To Cite: Jalali-Farahani S, Amiri P, Bakht S, Shayeghian Z, Cheraghi L, et al. Socio-Demographic Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS), Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ; 15(4):e14548. doi: 10.5812/ijem.14548.

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