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Health Expenditure Modelling in Southeast of Iran: A Population-Based Setting Using Quantile Regression Perspective

Abolfazl Payandeh 1 , Yadollah Mehrabi 2 , * , Farid Zayeri 3 and Zahra Rezaei Ghahroodi 4
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1 Department of Biostatistics, School of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Biostatistics and Proteomics Research Center, School of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Statistical Research and Training Center, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: November 2017, 6 (4); e64185
  • Published Online: November 26, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 20, 2016
  • Revised: February 4, 2017
  • Accepted: March 13, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.64185

To Cite: Payandeh A, Mehrabi Y, Zayeri F, Rezaei Ghahroodi Z. Health Expenditure Modelling in Southeast of Iran: A Population-Based Setting Using Quantile Regression Perspective, Health Scope. 2017 ;6(4):e64185. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.64185.

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