Sabzevar Cohort Study

Cohort facts:

Location of cohort: Sabzevar – Razavi Khorasan Province

Main Ethnicities of participants: Fars

Conducted by: Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences


  • Alireza Mosavi Garrahi, PhD
  • Mohammad Mohammadzadeh, PhD
  • Mohammad Hossien Saghi, PhD

Study Execution:

The PERSIAN Cohort Study started in Sabzevar in December 2017, and enrollment ended in March 2020.

Current Activity: Sabzevar Cohort Study is currently performing annual follow-ups for the entire cohort population and also conducting a repeated measurement phase for 30% of the enrolled participants who have been selected randomly.

Principal Investigator: Alireza Moslem, MD

Overview of Cohort Population

Final Enrolled Sample Size
4,255 individuals
Gender Distribution
45% Male
55% Female
Age Distribution

35% ----35-44 years
35%----45-54 years
25%----55-64 years

Residence Type
100% Urban
0% Rural

Contact information