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Epidemiological Indexes Attributed to Particulates With Less Than 10 Micrometers in the Air of Ahvaz City During 2010 to 2013

Elahe Zallaghi 1 , Gholamreza Goudarzi 2 , 3 , Sahar Geravandi 4 and Mohammad Javad Mohammadi 3 , *
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1 Khouzestan Sciences and Research Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Environmental Technologies Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: November 1, 2014, 3 (4); e22276
  • Published Online: November 26, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 24, 2014
  • Revised: September 3, 2014
  • Accepted: September 8, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-22276

To Cite: Zallaghi E, Goudarzi G, Geravandi S, Mohammadi M J. Epidemiological Indexes Attributed to Particulates With Less Than 10 Micrometers in the Air of Ahvaz City During 2010 to 2013, Health Scope. 2014 ; 3(4):e22276. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-22276.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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