Int J Epidemiol Res. 2017;4(3): 185-193. doi: 10.15171/ijer.2017.02
PMID: 31435528        PMCID: PMC6703549

Original Article

Demographic and Socioeconomic Determinants of Physical and Mental Self-rated Health Across 10 Ethnic Groups in the United States

Maryam Moghani Lankaran 1,2, Shervin Assari 1,2 *

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Reza Imani   

Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. 

 Email: eimani@skums.ac.ir



Soleiman Kheiri  

Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. 

 Email: kheiri@skums.ac.ir

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