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Healthcare Services Expenditure: A Case Study in Isfahan Province, Iran

Masuod Ferdosi 1 , Nematollah Akbari 2 , Ali Nemati 3 , * , Maryam Mofid 4 , Farzaneh Mohammadi 5 and Ali Beigi Nasiri 6
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1 Health Management and Economic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Economic, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, IR Iran
3 Department of Health Management and Economic, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Health Management and Economic, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
5 Department of Health Management and Economic, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: January 01, 2015, 7 (1); e23369
  • Published Online: January 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 7, 2014
  • Revised: December 23, 2014
  • Accepted: January 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhs.23369

To Cite: Ferdosi M, Akbari N, Nemati A, Mofid M, Mohammadi F, et al. Healthcare Services Expenditure: A Case Study in Isfahan Province, Iran, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2015 ;7(1):e23369. doi: 10.5812/jjhs.23369.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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