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Table 3 The cohort population in the study provinces

From: Socioeconomic - related inequalities in overweight and obesity: findings from the PERSIAN cohort study

RowProvince*PopulationCohort site*PopulationCohort populationMain Ethnicities
1Ardabil1,270,420Ardabil529,3748192Turk
2Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari947,763Sharekord93,1046664Lor
3East Azerbaijan3,909,652Khameneh305614,978Turk, Azari
4Fars4,851,274Kavar31,7112244Fars (Persian), Turk
Kharameh18,47710,662Fars (Persian), Arab
Fasa110,82510,113Fars (Persian), Arab and Turk
5Guilan2,530,696Some’e Sara58,65810,511Gilaki
6Hormozgan1,776,415Bandare Kong19,2133570Arab
7Kerman3,164,718Rafsanjan161,9099982Fars (Persian)
8Kermanshah1,952,434Ravansar47,65710,077Kurd
9Khouzestan4,710,506Hoveizeh19,4819156Arab
10Mazandaran3,283,582Sari309,82010,253Tabari
11Razavi Khorasan6,434,501Mashhad3,001,1842189Fars (Persian)
Sabzevar243,700784Fars (Persian)
12Sistan and Balouchestan2,775,014Zahedan587,7308318Balouch
13West Azerbaijan3,265,219Ghoushchi27873662Turk, Azari
14Yazd1,138,533Shahedieh, Yazd18,3099901Fars (Persian)
  1. *The frequency of population is according to Iranian Population and Housing Census in 2016 [70]