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A Model of Noncommunicable Diseases Determinants in Iran; a Qualitative Study
M. Motaghi1, L. Riahi *2, I. Masoodi Asl1, H. Akbari3
1- Health Services Management Department, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2- Health Services Management Department, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran , l.riahi@srbiau.ac.ir
3- Public Health & Statistics Department, Health Faculty, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
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Aims: Non-communicable diseases have become an emerging pandemic globally with disproportionately higher rates in developing countries. This study aimed to design a representative model of non-communicable diseases determinants in Iran according to the viewpoint of experts.
Participants & Methods: The statistical population of this qualitative study was experts and academic member informants, who were worked at Kashan, Esfahan and Tehran Universities of Medical Sciences in March to June 2016. 20 participants were selected through purposeful sampling method. Experts were asked to explain their opinion regarding to the most effective factors of noncommunicable disease in developing countries.
Findings: Social, environmental, and physiological factors, besides the life style were affecting factors on non-communicable diseases in developing countries.
Conclusion: Social, environmental, and physiological factors, besides the life style are affecting factors on non-communicable diseases in developing countries.

Keywords: Chronic Diseases, Developing Countries, Iran
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health Service Effectiveness and Management
Received: 2016/04/22 | Accepted: 2016/06/4 | Published: 2016/08/13
* Corresponding Author Address: 5th Floor, Ebne Sina Building, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shohadeye Hesarak Boulevard, Daneshgah Square, End of Sattari Highway, Tehran, Iran
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DOI: 10.18869/IAHS.3.2.73


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Motaghi M, Riahi L, Masoodi Asl I, Akbari H. A Model of Noncommunicable Diseases Determinants in Iran; a Qualitative Study. IAHS. 2016; 3 (2) :73-77
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