Fasa Youth Cohort Study

Cohort facts:

Location of cohort: Fasa – Fars Province

Main Ethnicities of participants: Fars, Turk

Conducted by: Fasa University of Medical Sciences


  • Azizallah Dehghan, PhD
  • Bahareh Fakhraei, PhD
  • Reza Tabrizi, PhD

Study Execution:

The PERSIAN Youth Cohort Study started in Fasa in May 2015, and enrollment ended in August 2017.

Current Activity: Fasa Youth Cohort Study is currently performing annual follow-ups for the entire cohort population.

Principal Investigator: Mojtaba Farjam, MD, PhD

Overview of Cohort Population

Final Enrolled Sample Size
10,116 individuals
Gender Distribution
47% Male
53% Female
Age Distribution

35% ----35-44 years
34%----45-54 years
24%----55-64 years

Residence Type
70% Urban
30% Rural

Contact information

Email: Dehghan.aziz@yahoo.com
Email: Farjam.md@gmail.com