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Does Crosswise Method Cause Overestimation? An Example to Estimate the Frequency of Symptoms Associated With Sexually Transmitted Infections in General Population: A Cross Sectional Study

Maryam Nasirian 1 , Samira Hosseini Hooshyar 2 , Arezoo Saeidifar 3 , Leila Taravatmanesh 2 , Aboubakr Jafarnezhad 4 , Sina Kianersi 2 and Ali Akbar Haghdoost 2 , *
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1 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Health School, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
3 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
4 Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: August 2018, 7 (3); e55357
  • Published Online: June 23, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 15, 2017
  • Revised: June 17, 2017
  • Accepted: September 17, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.55357

To Cite: Nasirian M, Hosseini Hooshyar S, Saeidifar A, Taravatmanesh L, Jafarnezhad A, et al. Does Crosswise Method Cause Overestimation? An Example to Estimate the Frequency of Symptoms Associated With Sexually Transmitted Infections in General Population: A Cross Sectional Study, Health Scope. 2018 ; 7(3):e55357. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.55357.

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