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Health Status and Life Situation of Street Children in Zahedan, Southeast of Iran

Hossein Ansari 1 , Alireza Ansari Moghaddam 1 , * , Mahdi Mohammadi 1 , Mostafa Peyvand 1 , Abdorrahman Gorgij 1 and Fariba Shahraki Sanavi 1
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1 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
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  • Health Scope: November 1, 2015, 4 (4); e31077
  • Published Online: November 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 27, 2015
  • Revised: July 24, 2015
  • Accepted: July 31, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-31077

To Cite: Ansari H, Ansari Moghaddam A, Mohammadi M, Peyvand M, Gorgij A, et al. Health Status and Life Situation of Street Children in Zahedan, Southeast of Iran, Health Scope. 2015 ;4(4):e31077. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-31077.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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