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Tirgar A, Samaei S E. Systematic analysis of a decade of occupational health research in Iran. johe 2016; 3 (2) :47-55
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In view of the increasing attention to the health of the workforce and the other hand the increase in scientific outputs in format of scientific and research papers, the aim of this study was to monitor the status of technical articles of Iranian journals in the field of health workforce.


This retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted for a period of ten years (2005-2015) in the specialized field occupational health journals. The data based on content analysis method with researcher-made checklist and using by census articles were collected.


the extracted data, from 927 article from 5 specialized journals in period of ten years, was represent the growing trend in publication of Persian and English articles. Most research had been done respectively in physical and mental health scope. According to the type of harmful factors, Ergonomic factors with 24.27 percent, has been allocated to itself the largest portion of articles and research. Only 11.54 percent of reviewed articles was interventional studies. Also, cohort studies was not found among articles.


The findings of this study which is the Scientometrics type, represent the imbalance in health workforce researches. So that hazardous agents such as ergonomic factors is strong emphasis and some health aspects such as public health is neglected. According to current situation, setting national priorities in order to balance the distribution of health force researches is necessary.

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