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1- Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2- Research Center of Prevention and Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Disease, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Pablic Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
3- Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Poblic Health, Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
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Abstract: Awareness of the composition and distribution way of population in each country plays an important role in its growth and development. With respect to the lack of a proper comprehensive demographic analysis in Yazd city, the aim of this study was evaluating trend of demographic indicators in Yazd city during 2009-2013.
Methods: This study was a retrospective study that used data from health department. The sample was selected as a census of all people in Yazd during the study period. The data collection tool was a researcher-made form. Then the obtained data were entered into SPSS software version 22 and analyzed by descriptive and analytical multivariate factor and cluster statistical methods.
Results: Based on the information obtained from this study, total population of Yazd province had increased during these five years. In other words, the natural growth rate of the province population in the year 2009 was equal to 1.78%, and was reported 1.94% in 2013.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, the mortality rate of children under one month, under one year and less than five years in Yazd province was decreased during the years 2009 to 2013 while raw birth rate in Yazd province had an increasing trend.
Review: Research | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2018/05/26 | Accepted: 2018/05/26 | Published: 2018/05/26