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Ali Dadashi

Department of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran


  • Original Article   
    The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Ambulance Requests in Mashhad, Iran
    Author(s): Ali Dadashi*, Mohamad Reza kalani, Reza Vafaeinejad and Saeed Eslami

    Objectives: Emergency medical events are not randomly distributed over a certain area. Many hidden patterns may influence this distribution due to several socioeconomic, demographic, and geospatial factors. Identifying these patterns will help health policy makers have a better planning for emergency medical services (EMS) in finding high-risk places, and people at high risk. Methods: Mashhad city EMS calls records have been analyzed retrospectively. The data came from a city wide registry including 154528 calls to EMS from March 21, 2013 to March 20, 2014. To recognize the location of the requests all the recorded addresses were mapped into a single numbe.. Read More»