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Health Parameters Related to Maternal Education in Iranian Families With Young Children

Farideh Shiva 1 and Anahita Sanaei Dashti 2 , *
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1 Pediatric Infections Research Center, Research Institute For Children Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Professor Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 2017, 5 (4); e33739
  • Published Online: November 1, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 11, 2015
  • Revised: October 10, 2016
  • Accepted: October 17, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.33739

To Cite: Shiva F, Sanaei Dashti A. Health Parameters Related to Maternal Education in Iranian Families With Young Children, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2017 ; 5(4):e33739. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.33739.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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