Publications

Published Articles

  1. Edmond, S. and Hajizdeh, M. “Assessing progressivity and catastrophic effect of out-of-pocket payments for healthcare in Canada: 2010-2015”, The European Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming

  2. Ologbenla, D., Hu, M. and Hajizdeh, M. (2019) Socioeconomic status and incidence of pediatric leukemia in Canada: 1992–2010”, Cancer Epidemiology, 61, 14-22.

  3. Rezaei, S. and Hajizadeh, M. “Measuring and decomposing socioeconomic inequality in catastrophic healthcare expenditures in Iran”, Journal of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, Forthcoming

  4. Densmore, R., Hajizdeh, M. and Hu, M. “Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in bladder cancer incidence in Canada: 1992–2010”, Canadian Journal of Public Health, Forthcoming

  5. Hajizadeh, M., Bombay, A. and Asada, Y. (2019) “Socioeconomic inequalities in psychological distress and suicidal behaviours among Indigenous peoples living off-reserve in Canada”, CMAJ, 91 (12), E325-E336.

  6. Najafi, F., Hajizadeh, M., Pasdar, Y., Salimi, Y., Hamzeh, B., Karami-Matin, B., Piroozi, B. and Rezaei, S. “Socioeconomic inequalities in tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use: Evidence from Iranian Kurds”, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Forthcoming

  7. Rezaei, S. Hajizadeh, M., Nouri, B., Ahmadi, S., Kazemi-Karyani, A., Rezaeian, S., Salimi, Y. and Kazemi-Karyani, A. (2019) “Iranian hospital efficiency: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 32(2), 385-397

  8. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Kazemi-Karyani, A., Soltani, S., Asadi, H., Bazyar, M., Mohammadi, Z., Kazemzadeh, N. and Nouri, B. (2019) “Determinants of willingness to practice medicine in underdeveloped areas: Evidence from a survey on Iranian medical students”, International Journal of Health Governance24(1), 31-41.

  9. Mohammadpoorasl, A., Bahari, A., Marin, B. and Hajizadeh, M. (2019) “Obscenity of cigarette and hookah smoking in Iranian adolescents: A longitudinal school-based study”, International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 10; 47, 1-7.

  10. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Ahmadi, S., Kazemi-Karyani, A., Khosravipour, M., Khosravi, F. and Latifi, A. “Decomposing socioeconomic-related inequalities in self-rated health status in west Iran”, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Forthcoming.

  11. Rezaei, S., Woldemichael, A., Hajizadeh, M. and Kazemi-Karyani, A. (2019) “Catastrophic healthcare expenditures among Iranian households: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 12(2), 105-115.

  12. Hajizadeh, M., Hu, M., Bombay, A. and Asada, Y. (2018) “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living off-reserve in Canada: Trends and determinants”, Health Policy, 122, 854–865.

  13. Hajizadeh, M. (2018) “Socioeconomic inequalities in child vaccination in low/middle-income countries: What determines the differences?”, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 72, 719–725.

  14. Rezaei, S., Karami-Matin, B., Hajizadeh, M., Soroush, A. and Nouri, B. (2018) “Prevalence of burnout among nurses in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, International Nursing Review, 65(3), 361-369.

  15. Karami-Matin, B., Hajizadeh, M., Rezaeian, S., Mohammadi, M., Nouri, B. and Rezaei, S. (2018) “Period prevalence and reporting rate of medication errors among nurses in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, Journal of Nursing Management, 26(5), 498-508.

  16. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M. Salimi, Y., Moradi, G. and Nouri, B. (2018) “What explains socioeconomic inequality in health-related quality of life in Iran? A Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition”, Journal of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, 51(5), 219-226.

  17. Kabir, K., Bahari, A., Hajizadeh, M., Allahverdipour, H., Tarrahi, M.J., Fakhari, A., Ansari, H. and Mohammadpoorasl, A. (2018) “Substance abuse behaviors among university freshman students in Iran: A latent class analysis”, Epidemiology and Health, 40, 1-6.

  18. Rezaei, S. Hajizadeh, M., Zandian, H., Ghasempoor, S. and Nouri, B. (2018) “Service quality in Iranian hospitals: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, Medical Journal I.R. of Iran, 32(1), 344-351.

  19. Mohammadpoorasl, A., Hajizadeh, M., Marin, S., Heidari, P. and Ghalenoee, M. (2018) “Prevalence and pattern of using of headphone and its relationship with hearing loss among students”, Health Scope, 7(4), 1-5.

  20. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Soroush, A., Karami-Matin, B., Jahani, B. and Kazemi, A. (2018) “The impact of Health Sector Evolution Plan on the performance of hospitals in the west of Iran: Evidence from the Pabon Lasso model”, International Journal of Health Governance, 23(2), 111-119.

  21. Rezaeian, S., Hajizadeh, M., Rezaei, S., Ahmadi, S., Kazemi-Karyani, A. and Salimi, Y. (2018) “Measuring and explaining socioeconomic inequalities in public healthcare utilization in western Iran: Evidence from a cross-sectional survey”, Journal of Research in Health Sciences, 18(2), e00415, 1-7.

  22. Parvareh, M., Hajizadeh, M., Rezaei, S., Nouri, B. Moradi, G. and Esmail-Nasab, N. (2018) “Epidemiology and socio-demographic risk factors of self-immolation: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, Burns, 44(4), 767–775.

  23. Hajizadeh, M. (2018) Does socioeconomic status affect lengthy wait time in Canada? Evidence from Canadian Community Health Surveys”, European Journal of Health Economics19(3), 369–383.

  24. Karami-Matin, B., Hajizadeh, M., Najafi, F., Homaie-Rad, E., Piroozi, B. and Rezaei, S. (2018) “The impact of health sector evolution plan on hospitalization and cesarean section rates in Iran: an interrupted time series analysis”, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 30(1), 75–79.

  25. Moradi, G., Mostafavi, F., Hajizadeh, M., Amerzade, M., Mohammadi-Bolbanabad, A., Alinia, C. and Piroozi, B. (2018) “Socioeconomic inequalities in different types of disabilities in Iran”, Iranian Journal of Public Health, 47(3), 427-434.

  26. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Khosravipour, M., Khosravi, F. and Rezaeian, S. (2018) "Socioeconomic inequalities in poor health-related quality of life in Kermanshah, western Iran: A decomposition analysis", Journal of Research in Health Sciences, 18(1), e00405, 1-6.

  27. Nurmsoo, S and Hajizadeh, M. (2018) “30-day readmission following operative management of adhesive small bowel obstruction”, Annals of Surgery, 267(3), e56–e57. (Letter to the Editor)

  28. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Pasdar, Y., Moradinazar, M., Hamzeh, B. and Najafi, F. (2018) “Association of smoking with general and abdominal obesity: Evidence from a cohort study in western Iran”, Journal of Research in Health Sciences, 18(1), e00401, 1-5.

  29. Sahebihagh M.H., Hajizadeh, M., Ansari, H., Azadeh Lesani, A., Fakhari, A. and Mohammadpoorasl, A. (2017) “Modeling the underlying tobacco smoking predictors among 1st year university students in Iran”, International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 8, 90: 1-5. 

  30. Rezaei, S., Karami-Matin B., Hajizadeh, M., Bazyar, M. and  Sari, A.A. (2017) “Economic burden of smoking in Iran: A prevalence-based annual cost approach”, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 18(10), 2867-2873.

  31. Hajizadeh, M. (2017) “Legalizing marijuana in Canada — a double-edged sword: A response to recent commentaries”, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 6(3), 181-182. (Correspondence)

  32. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Kazemi, A., Khosravipour, M., Khosravi, F. and Rezaeian, S.  (2017) “Determinants of health-related quality of life in Iranian adults: Evidence from a cross-sectional study”, Epidemiology and Health, 39, 1-8.

  33. Ansari, H., Mohammadpoorasl, A., Shahedifar, N., Sahebihagh, M.H., Fakhari, A. and Hajizadeh, M.  (2017) "Internet addiction and interpersonal communication skills among high school students in Tabriz, Iran", Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 11(2), e4778, 1-6. 

  34. Rezaei, S., Hajizadeh, M., Fathi, F., Zandian, H. and Nouri, B. (2017) “Period prevalence and reporting rate of needlestick injuries to nurses in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, Research in Nursing & Health, 40(4), 311-322.

  35. Fathi, A., Hajizadeh, M., Moradi, K., Zandian, H., Dezhkameh, M., Kazemzadeh, S. and Rezaei, S. (2017) “Medication errors among nurses in teaching hospitals in the west of Iran: what we need to know about prevalence, types, and barriers to reporting”, Epidemiology and Health, 39, 1-7.

  36. Rezaei, S., Karami-Matin, B., Hajizadeh, M., Soroush, A., Mohammadi, Z., Babakhany, M. and Jamshidi, K. (2017) “Evaluating service quality in the higher education sector in Iran: An examination of students’ perspective”, International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 10(2), 146-155.

  37. Rezaei, S., Karami-Matin, B. and Hajizadeh, M.  (2016) “Comment on: Economic burden of thalassemia major in Iran, 2015”, Journal of Research in Health Sciences, 16(4), 233-234. (Letter to the Editor)

  38. Hajizadeh, Mand Nandi, A. (2016) “The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: Evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries”, Tobacco Control, 25, e146–e155.

  39. Sia, D., Onadja, Y., Hajizadeh, M., Heymann, J., Brewer, T.F. and Nandi, A. (2016) "What explains gender inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys", BMC Public Health, 16(1136), 1-18.

  40. Rezaei, S., Ghahramani, E., Hajizadeh, M., Nouri, B., Bayazidi, S. and Khezrnejad, F. (2016) “Dental care utilization in the west of Iran: A cross-sectional analysis of socioeconomic determinants”, International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 9(4), 235-241.

  41. Hajizadeh, M., Mitnitski, A., and Rockwood, K. (2016) “Socioeconomic gradient in health in Canada: Is the gap widening or narrowing?”, Health Policy, 120, 1040–1050.
     
  42. Hajizadeh, M. (2016) “Legalizing and regulating marijuana in Canada: Review of potential economic, social and health impacts”, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 5(8), 453-456.
     
  43. Nandi, A., Hajizadeh, M., Harper, S., Koski, A., Strumpf, E. and Heymann, J. (2016) “Increased duration of paid maternity leave lowers infant mortality in low- and middle-income countries: a quasi-experimental study”, PLoS Medicine, 13(3), 1-18.
     
  44. Hajizadeh, M., Campbell, M.K. and Sarma, S. (2016) “A spatial econometric analysis of adult obesity: Evidence from Canada”, Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 9(3), 329-363.
     
  45. Alimoradi, F., Javadi, M., Mohammadpoorasl, A., Moulodi, F. and Hajizadeh, M. (2016) “The effect of key characteristics of the title and morphological features of published articles on their citation rates”, Annals of Library and Information Studies, 63 (1), 74-77.
     
  46. Rezaei, S., Fallah, R., Kazemi-Karyani, A., Daroudi, R. Karami-Matin, B and Hajizadeh, M. (2016) “Determinants of healthcare expenditures in Iran: Evidence from a time-series analysis”, Medical Journal I.R. of Iran, 30(1), 6-14.
     
  47. Hajizadeh, M., Heymann, J., Strumpf, E., Harper, S., and Nandi, A. (2015) “Paid maternity leave and childhood vaccination uptake: Longitudinal evidence from 20 low-and-middle-income countries”, Social Science & Medicine, 140, 104-117.
      
  48. Alam, N., Hajizadeh, M., Dumont, A. and Fournier, P. (2015) “Inequalities in maternal health care utilization in sub-Saharan African countries: A multiyear and multi-country analysis”, PLoS One, 10(4), 1-16.

  49. Hajizadeh, M., Alam, N. and Nandi, A. (2014) “Social inequalities in the utilization of maternal care in Bangladesh: Have they widened or narrowed in recent years?”, International Journal for Equity in Health, 13(120), 1-11.
     
  50. Robert, E., Hajizadeh, M., El-Bialy, R. and Bidisha, S.H. (2014) “Globalization and the diffusion of ideas: Why we should acknowledge the roots of mainstream ideas in global health”, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 3(1), 7-9. (Perspective)
     
  51. Hajizadeh, M., Connelly, L.B. and Butler, J.R.G. (2014) “Health policy and equity of health care financing in Australia: 1973-2010”, Review of Income and Wealth, 60(2), 298–322.
     
  52. Hajizadeh, M., Campbell, M.K. and Sarma, S. (2014) “Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity risk in Canada: Trend and decomposition analyses”, European Journal of Health Economics, 15(2), 203-221.
     
  53. Hajizadeh, M., Nandi, A. and Heymann, J. (2014) “Social inequality in infant mortality: What explains the variation across low and middle income countries?”, Social Science & Medicine, 101, 36-46.
     
  54. Rostami, F., Mohammadpoorasl, A. and Hajizadeh, M. (2014) “The effect of characteristics of title on citation rates of articles”, Scientometrics, 98(3), 2007-2010.
     
  55. Hajizadeh, M., Sia, D., Heymann, J. and Nandi, A. (2014) “Socioeconomic inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in Sub-Saharan African countries: Evidence from Demographic Health Surveys”, International Journal for Equity in Health, 13(18), 1-22.
     
  56. Sarma, S., Hajizadeh, M., Thind, A. and Chan, R. (2013) “The association between Health Information Technology adoption and family physicians’ practice patterns in Canada: Evidence from the 2007 and 2010 National Physician Surveys”, Healthcare Policy, 9(1), 97-117.
     
  57. Hajizadeh, M. and Nghiem, H.S. (2013) “Hospital care in Iran: An examination of national health system performance”, International Journal of Healthcare Management, 6(3), 201-210.
     
  58. Guimaraes, P.N., Hongoh, V., Hajizadeh, M. and Sia, D. (2013) “Disclosure of HIV status and stigma in rural communities in Brazil: A conundrum for researchers”, BioéthiqueOnline, 2, 1-4.
     
  59. Hajizadeh, M., Connelly, L.B., Butler, J.R.G. and Khosravi, A. (2012) “Unmet need and met unneed in health care utilisation in Iran”, International Journal of Social Economics, 39(6), 400-422.
     
  60. Mohammadpoorasl, A., Fakhari, A., Akbari, H., Karimi, F., Arshadi, M.B., Rostami, F. and Hajizadeh, M. (2012) "Addiction relapse and its predictors: A prospective study", Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, 3(1), 1-3.
     
  61. Hajizadeh, M., Connelly, L.B. and Butler, J.R.G. (2012) “Health policy and horizontal inequities of health care utilisation in Australia: 1983-2005”, Applied Economics Letters, 19(18), 1765-1775.

  62. Hajizadeh, M. and Nghiem, H.S. (2011) “Out-of-pocket expenditures for hospital care in Iran: Who is at risk of incurring catastrophic payments?International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 11(4), 267-285.
     
  63. Hajizadeh, M. and Connelly, L.B. (2010) “Equity of health care financing in Iran: The effect of extending health insurance to the uninsured”, Oxford Development Studies, 38(4), 461-476.

Books

  1. Hajizadeh, M. (2015) Health Economics, 2nd Edition, Nashreh Jamehnegar, Tehran, Iran.
     
  2. Giyasi, M., Haghparast, H., Abotorabi, A. and Hajizadeh, M. (2009) Health Care Administration: Questions and Answers, Nashreh Jamehnegar, 2nd Edition Tehran, Iran.

Non-refereed Publications and Reports

  1. Gahagan, J., Condran, B. and Hajizadeh, M. (2015) “HIV Point-of-Care-Testing (POCT) in Canada: Action Plan 2015-2020”. Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University.
     
  2. Hajizadeh, M., Campbell, M.K. and Sarma, S. (2012) “Does spatial heterogeneity influence adult obesity in Canada? Spatial panel data analysis” 11th Canadian Health Economist's Study Group, Edmonton, Canada.
     
  3. Hajizadeh, M. and Connelly, L.B. (2009) “Equity of health care financing in Iran”, Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Working Paper Number 5, ACERH, Canberra.