Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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The Prevalence of Migraine in Different Parts of Iran: Review of the Current Evidence

Omid Sadeghi 1 , Morteza Nasiri 2 , * and Saed Ghasem Saiedi 2
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1 Student Research Committee, Department of Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Department of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery School, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: July 01, 2015, 4 (3); e27678
  • Published Online: July 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: February 3, 2015
  • Revised: April 7, 2015
  • Accepted: April 19, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.4(3)2015.27678

To Cite: Sadeghi O, Nasiri M, Saiedi S G. The Prevalence of Migraine in Different Parts of Iran: Review of the Current Evidence, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2015 ; 4(3):e27678. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.4(3)2015.27678.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
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