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Men's Health and Livelihood Status in Disasters: A Qualitative Field Study in Eastern Azerbaijan, Bushehr, and Mazandaran Provinces in Iran

Sanaz Sohrabizadeh 1 , * and Azin Rahimi 2
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1 Department of Health in Disasters and Emergencies, School of Health, Safety and Environment, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 School of Allied Medicin, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: November 2017, 6 (4); e62155
  • Published Online: November 17, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 25, 2016
  • Revised: January 9, 2017
  • Accepted: February 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.62155

To Cite: Sohrabizadeh S, Rahimi A. Men's Health and Livelihood Status in Disasters: A Qualitative Field Study in Eastern Azerbaijan, Bushehr, and Mazandaran Provinces in Iran, Health Scope. 2017 ;6(4):e62155. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.62155.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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