Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Compare the Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Healthy Individuals (Application of WHOQOL-BREF)

Leila Tavakkoli 1 and Azizallah Dehghan 2 , *
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1 MSc Student, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
2 Ph.D of Epidemiology, Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: February 28, 2017, 19 (2); e5882
  • Published Online: February 13, 2017
  • Article Type: Short Communication
  • Received: March 6, 2016
  • Revised: June 20, 2016
  • Accepted: February 8, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.5882

To Cite: Tavakkoli L, Dehghan A. Compare the Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Healthy Individuals (Application of WHOQOL-BREF), Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2017 ; 19(2):e5882. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.5882.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
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