|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2018|
|Authors:||J. Nejati, Keyhani, A., Tavakoli_Kareshk, A., Mahmoudvand, H., Saghafipour, A., Khoraminasab, M., Tavakoli_Oliaee, R., Mousavi, S. Mohammad|
|Journal:||Iranian Journal of Public Health|
|Keywords:||children, pediculosis capitis, risk factors|
Background: Pediculosis or louse infestation is a public health problem in many developing countries where the WHO`s primary health-care program is inefficient and haphazard. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of Pediculus capitis infestation and its related risk factors in the primary school children in Andimeshk, Dezful and Shoosh counties; Khuzestan Province, Iran.
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Pediculosis in Primary School Children in South West of Iran