1. Home Delivery Practices among Pregnant Women in Southeast of Iran and Associated Factors after the Implementation of the Health Transformation Plan: a Case-control Study

Fariba Ramezani Siakhulake; Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei; Mehdi Mohammadi; Fateme Behmanesh Pour

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 142-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2021.91277.1122

Abstract
  Background: Free-of-charge vaginal deliveries have been offered as part of the Health Transformation Plan (HTP) in Iran, but still a high proportion of deliveries are occurring at home. This study aimed to investigate the reasons for home deliveries after the implementation of HTP in southeast of Iran. ...  Read More

2. Prevalence and Pattern of Infertility in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Study

Najmeh Maharlouei; Bahar Morshed Behbahani; Leila Doryanizadeh; Maryam Kazemi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 63-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2021.89924.1102

Abstract
  Context: Infertility is a complex reproductive issue worldwide. Knowledge about the prevalence of any health problems like infertility is the first step towards policymaking in order to make effective decisions. Methods: An electronic systematic review was conducted in 2019 through search in PubMed, ...  Read More

3. Breast Cancer Risk Perception and Screening Behaviors of Iranian Women

Razieh Zahedi; Maysam Rezapour; Hossein Molavi Vardanjani; Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Reza Malekpour Afshar; Farzaneh Zolala

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 98-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2021.89925.1103

Abstract
  Background: Previous studies have shown that breast cancer (BC) risk perception could be a motivation for screening behaviors. This study was conducted to compare the level of BC risk perception of women aged between 30-40 and 41-60 years, and to determine the factors affecting screening behaviors and ...  Read More

4. A Comparative Review of the Relationship between Fertility Rate and Gender Equality

Sedigheh Abdollahpour; Elaheh Mansouri; Talat Khadivzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 3-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2020.85731.1046

Abstract
  Context: The decline in fertility rate is one of the most important social changes that has happened in human history. Given the paucity of research done in this regard, the present study aimed to review the relationship between gender equality indicators and fertility rate. Evidence Acquisition: Gender ...  Read More

5. The 8th International Conference on Women’s Health; Women’s Mental Health

Najmeh Maharlouei; Hengameh Kasraei; Fatemeh Shaygani; Amir Reza Bahadori; Sharareh Khonyagar; Zahra Reyhani; Seyyed Shahrokh Mousavi; Maryam Kazemi; Kamran B. Lankarani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 58-61

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2020.85931.1050

Abstract
  Mental health is one of the most important of health components.Mental and behavioral diseases are major disease burdens. Women make up half of the world's population and raise the other half. While women are an integral part of societies, their diverse roles put them at a higher risk of psychological ...  Read More

6. Sexual Satisfaction Studies in Iran, A Systematic Review

Sara Noruzi; Masoomeh Maarefvand; Hamidreza Khankeh; Mostafa Eghlima

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/whb.2019.45878

Abstract
  Objective: The purpose of this study was to review the sources and studies on couple’s sexual satisfaction and the related factors. Evidence Acquisition: A systematic review was used in this study. The literature was searched in the following Iranian electronic databases: Google scholar, Iran Medex, ...  Read More

7. Prevalence of Breast Cancer in Isfahan Province, Iran

Zahra Tolou-Ghamari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.82678

Abstract
  Background: According to previous studies, breast cancer seems to be the most prevalent cancer and a significant reason of cancer-related deaths among women. Age, race, menorah history, characteristics of breast, reproductive patterns, and many other factors could be mentioned as the risk factors for ...  Read More

8. Maternal and Neonatal Complications Leading to Midwifery Errors in Referred Cases to the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization and Medical Council of Forensic Medicine from 2006 - 2011 in Isfahan, Iran

Leila Asadi; Marjan Beigi; Mahbube Valiani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.64599

Abstract
  Background: Maternal and neonatal health indicators have the important role in evaluating community development. Objectives: In this study, we examined the effects of maternal and fetal complications leading to midwifery errors in referred cases to the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization and Medical ...  Read More

9. Iranian Women Perception of Patient’s Rights: Inpatients’ Attitude Toward Practice of the Iranian Charter

Shabnam Ghazanfari; Sedigheh Ebrahimi; Omid Asemani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.59463

Abstract
  Background: Despite many studies, we are still in need of more investigations aiming at the implementation of patients’ rights in Iran; this would be more important concerning vulnerable groups like women. In this way, we have tried to study how much are Iranian women justified about Iranian patients’ ...  Read More

10. Factors Affecting the Use of Long-Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods Among Married Women of Reproductive Age in East of Iran

Elham Azmoude; Haniye Behnam; Saeede Barati-Far; Maryam Aradmehr

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.44426

Abstract
  Background: Long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPMs) are the most effective approaches to reduce fertility. The study of factors associated with the use of LAPMs is one of the key steps in finding the population involved in reduced fertility. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess ...  Read More

11. Factors Influencing the Desired Number of Children Among Married Women in the Reproductive Age and its Implications for Policy Making

Khadijeh Asadi Sarvestani; Suet Leng Khoo; Nor Malina Malek; Suziana Mat Yasin; Aliyar Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-38928

Abstract
  Background: Desired number of children is one of the main indexes showing the fertility preferences of couples. This issue is currently more important as Iranian policy makers are revising population policies to improve fertility rate. Objectives: As a result, the main goal of this study was to investigate ...  Read More

12. The Relationship Between Spiritual Well-Being and Life Satisfaction in Females With Infertility

Shahram Etemadifar; Razie Sadat Hosseiny; Akram Ziraki; Atefeh Omrani; Masoome Alijanpoor

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32344

Abstract
  Background: Infertility is a multi-aspect problem; it can cause major disturbances with emotional, social and psychological consequences including loss of life satisfaction. Spirituality is considered as an important source for individuals to adapt with stressful life events. Objectives: The current ...  Read More

13. Life Satisfaction and its Determinants Among Young Iranian Women

Neil Harris; Asiyeh Salehi; Elisabeth Coyne; Bernadette Sebar

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-33184

Abstract
  Background: Satisfaction with life indicates an individual’s overall evaluation of life, which is influenced by a range of factors including socio-demographic characteristics, psychological issues, and life experiences. Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the main determinants of ...  Read More

14. Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Severe Pre-Eclampsia in a Population With Profound Vitamin D Deficiency

Mahmood Soveid; Nasrin Asadi; Mahnoosh Sianati

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32665

Abstract
  Background: There is biologic and clinical evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to pre-eclampsia. The Vitamin D receptor is present in the placenta, cardiovascular system, and lymphocytes. It has anti-inflammatory, immune regulatory, and anti-hypertensive properties and facilitates placental implantation. ...  Read More

16. The effect of Exercise on the Age at Menarche in Girls at Guidance Schools of Shiraz, Iran

Raha Afshariani; Leila Malekmakan; Maryam Yazdankhah; Arghavan Daneshian; Mehrab Sayadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32425

Abstract
  Background: Menarche is a woman’s first menstruation and is determined by multiple factors. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of exercise on the age of menarche in girls at guidance schools of Shiraz, Iran. Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study attempted ...  Read More

17. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of University Faculty Members and High School Teachers About Cervical Cancer Screening in Shiraz, Iran

Pegah Jahani; Sulmaz Ghahramani; Gholamreza Abdollahifard

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-24462

Abstract
  Background: Due to the increasing rate of cervical cancer screening, and the importance of teachers and faculties in changing the perspective of population on this issue, the present study was carried out to evaluate knowledge base, attitude and performance of teachers and faculty members in relation ...  Read More

18. Drug Dependency and Women's Health

Mohammad Bagher Saberi Zafarghandi; Mohsen Jadidi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-22191

Abstract
  Context: The present review attempts to distinguish some management, challenges and solutions to drug dependency of women. The issues make clear the need for accomplishing different prevention and management strategies in both genders. Evidence Acquisition: The present review comprised data of related ...  Read More

19. Dietary Patterns and Non Communicable Disease Among Iranian Women: A Systematic Review

Parvin Mirmiran; Arefeh Fallah Ghohroudy; Somayeh Hosseinpour Niazi; Batol Ahmadi; Fatemeh Nayeri; Fereidoun Azizi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-21358

Abstract
  Context: Diet is an important component of life and plays a key role in the prevention or development of non-communicable diseases. The aim of this systematic review was to determine different dietary patterns and their association with non-communicable diseases in Iranian women. Evidence Acquisition: ...  Read More

20. The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and the Prevalence of Elective Cesarean Section in Nulliparous Women in Niknafs Teaching Centre in Rafsanjan, Iran

Majid Davari; Mohammadreza Maracy; Zohreh Ghorashi; Mitra Mokhtari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-20044

Abstract
  Background: In the recent decades, the high rate of cesarean section is increased worldwide along with critical concerns about its primary benefits. Many researchers showed the positive relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and the prevalence of cesarean delivery. However, it seems that the ...  Read More

21. A Survey on the Dietary Habits of Rural Women in Fars Province, Iran

Negar Darvish; Negin Hadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18997

Abstract
  Background: The relationship between nutritional pattern and non-communicable diseases such as coronary artery diseases, diabetes, and obesity has already been established. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between nutritional pattern and education level of rural women ...  Read More