Tabari Cohort Study

Cohort facts:

Location of cohort: Sari – Mazandaran Province

Main Ethnicities of participants: Mazani

Conducted by: Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences


  • Majid Saeedi, PhD
  • Akbar Hedayatizadeh Omran, MD, PhD
  • Reza Alizadeh-Navaei, MD, PhD
  • Motahareh Kheradmand, PhD

Study Execution:

The PERSIAN Cohort Study started in Sari in June 2015, and enrollment ended in November 2017.

Current Activity: Tabari 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: Mahmood Moosazadeh, PhD

Overview of Cohort Population

Final Enrolled Sample Size
10,225 individuals
Gender Distribution
40% Male
60% Female
Age Distribution

32% ----35-44 years
33%----45-54 years
27%----55-64 years

Residence Type
75% Urban
25% Rural

Contact information