Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Prevalence of Migraine and Tension-Type Headache in Yazd, Iran

Mahdieh Momayyezi 1 , Hossein Fallahzadeh 1 , * and Mohammad Momayyezi 2
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1 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Research Center of Prevention and Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Disease, Faculty of Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
2 Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: April 28, 2015, 17 (4)
  • Published Online: April 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 31, 2014
  • Accepted: July 1, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms966

To Cite: Momayyezi M, Fallahzadeh H, Momayyezi M. Prevalence of Migraine and Tension-Type Headache in Yazd, Iran, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(4):-. doi: 10.17795/zjrms966.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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