Ravansar Youth Cohort Study

Cohort facts:

Location of cohort: Ravansar – Kermanshah Province

Main Ethnicities of participants: Kurd

Conducted by: Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

Co-Investigators:

  • Yahya Pasdar, PhD
  • Ebrahim Shakiba, PhD
  • Ghobad Mohammadi, PhD
  • Mehdi Moradi Nazar, PhD

Study Execution:

The PERSIAN Youth Cohort Study started in Ravansar in …………., and enrollment ended in …………..

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

Principal Investigator: Farid Najafi, 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
7%----≥65

Residence Type
70% Urban
30% Rural

Contact information

Email: farid_n32@yahoo.com
Email: fnajafi@kums.ac.ir