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An integrated nutrition and health program package on IYCN improves breastfeeding but not complementary feeding and nutritional status in rural northern India: A quasi-experimental randomized longitudinal study

Singh, V., Ahmed, S., Dreyfuss, M. L., Kiran, U., Chaudhery, D. N., Srivastava, V. K., Ahuja, R. C., Baqui, A. H., Darmstadt, G. L., Santosham, M. & West, K. P. 2017 In : PloS one. 12, 9, p. e0185030

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Breast Feeding
Nutritional Status
Longitudinal Studies
India

Antepartum complications and perinatal mortality in rural Bangladesh

Khanam, R., Ahmed, S., Creanga, A. A., Begum, N., Koffi, A. K., Mahmud, A., Rosen, H., Baqui, A. H. & for the Projahnmo Study Group in Bangladesh Mar 7 2017 In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17, 1, 81

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bangladesh
Perinatal Mortality
Perinatal Death
Stillbirth
Incidence

Ending fistula within a generation: Making the dream a reality

Anastasi, E., Romanzi, L., Ahmed, S., Knuttson, A. T., Ojengbede, O. & Grant, K. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Global Health.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fistula
Cell Phones
Health Surveys
Developing Countries
Surveys and Questionnaires
Ownership

Non-governmental organization facilitation of a community-based nutrition and health program: Effect on program exposure and associated infant feeding practices in rural India

Singh, V., Ahmed, S., Dreyfuss, M. L., Kiran, U., Chaudhery, D. N., Srivastava, V. K., Ahuja, R. C., Baqui, A. H., Darmstadt, G. L., Santosham, M. & West, K. P. Sep 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, e0183316

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

infant feeding
nongovernmental organizations
nutrition
India
Organizations

Paying for Sex by Young Men Who Live on the Streets in Dhaka City: Compounded Sexual Risk in a Vulnerable Migrant Community

McClair, T. L., Hossain, T., Sultana, N., Burnett-Zieman, B., Yam, E. A., Hossain, S., Yasmin, R., Sadiq, N., Decker, M. R. & Ahmed, S. Feb 1 2017 In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 60, 2, p. S29-S34

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Reproductive Health
Sexual Behavior
Odds Ratio
HIV

Risk factors for prevalent hepatitis C virusinfection among inmates in a state prison system in Mexico

Belaunzarán-Zamudio, P. F., Mosqueda-Gomez, J. L., Macias-Hernandez, A., Sierra-Madero, J. G., Ahmed, S. & Beyrer, C. Jun 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 6, e0179931

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Prisons
Hepatitis C
Mexico
Infection
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Underreporting of high-risk water and sanitation practices undermines progress on global targets

Vedachalam, S. , MacDonald, L. H. , Shiferaw, S. , Seme, A. , Schwab, K. J. , Guiella, G. , Zan, L. M. , Anglewicz, P. , Bertrand, J. , Kayembe, P. , Otupiri, E. , Kirlan, S. , Prihyugiarto, T. Y. , Wilopo, S. , Ansariadi, , Lubis, N. L. , Habi, O. , Oumarou, S. , Omuluabi, E. , OlaOlorun, F. & 8 others Makumbi, F., Kibira, S. P. S., Radloff, S., Tsui, A., Ahmed, S., Olson, H., Zimmerman, L. & PMA2020 investigators May 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 5, e0176272

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sanitation
Water
sanitation
water
Defecation
2016

Double burden of tragedy: Stillbirth and obstetric fistula

Ahmed, S., Anastasi, E. & Laski, L. Feb 1 2016 In : The Lancet Global Health. 4, 2, p. e80-e82

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vaginal Fistula
Obstetric Labor Complications
Stillbirth
Obstetrics
Fistula

Effect of community-based newborn care on cause-specific neonatal mortality in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: Findings of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Baqui, A. H., Williams, E., El-Arifeen, S., Applegate, J. A., Mannan, I., Begum, N., Rahman, S. M., Ahmed, S., Black, R. E. & Darmstadt, G. L. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 36, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bangladesh
Infant Mortality
Randomized Controlled Trials
Newborn Infant
Cause of Death

Effect of Patient Navigation on Breast Cancer Screening Among African American Medicare Beneficiaries: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Marshall, J. K., Mbah, O. M., Ford, J. G., Phelan-Emrick, D., Ahmed, S., Bone, L., Wenzel, J., Shapiro, G. R., Howerton, M., Johnson, L., Brown, Q., Ewing, A. & Pollack, C. E. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 31, 1, p. 68-76 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Navigation
Mammography
Medicare
Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans

Life Expectancy in 2040: What Do Clinical Experts Expect?

Canudas-Romo, V., DuGoff, E., Wu, A. W., Ahmed, S. & Anderson, G. Jun 20 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : North American Actuarial Journal. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Life expectancy
Life Expectancy
Cardiovascular disease
Public health
Public Health

Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Attained Size among Children in the First 2 Years of Life

Strobino, D. M., Ahmed, S., Mistry, K., Wasserman, E., Hossain, M. B. & Minkovitz, C. Jan 1 2016 In : Academic Pediatrics. 16, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mothers
Depression
Parents
Weights and Measures
Growth Charts

Patterns and determinants of care-seeking for antepartum and intrapartum complications in rural Bangladesh: Results from a cohort study

Khanam, R., Creanga, A. A., Koffi, A. K., Mitra, D. K., Mahmud, A., Begum, N., Moin, S. M. I., Ram, M., Quaiyum, M. A., Ahmed, S., Saha, S. K. & Baqui, A. H. Dec 1 2016 In : PLoS One. 11, 12, 0167814

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bangladesh
Cohort Studies
cohort studies
Health
Economics

The development and evaluation of a community-based clinical diagnosis tool and treatment regimen for postpartum sepsis in Bangladesh and Pakistan

Bartlett, L. A., LeFevre, A. E., Mir, F., Soofi, S., Arif, S., Mitra, D. K., Quaiyum, M. A., Shakoor, S., Islam, M. S., Connor, N. E., Winch, P. J., Reller, M. E., Shah, R., El Arifeen, S., Baqui, A. H., Bhutta, Z. A., Zaidi, A., Saha, S. & Ahmed, S. A. Feb 25 2016 In : Reproductive Health. 13, 1, 124

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bangladesh
Pakistan
Postpartum Period
Sepsis
Therapeutics
2015
Africa South of the Sahara
Demography
Power (Psychology)
Sierra Leone
Rwanda

Burden of obstetric fistula: From measurement to action

Ahmed, S. & Tunçalp, Ö. May 1 2015 In : The Lancet Global Health. 3, 5, p. e243-e244

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vaginal Fistula
Obstetrics
Fistula

Concordance of obesity classification between body mass index and percent body fat among school children in Saudi Arabia

Al-Mohaimeed, A., Ahmed, S., Dandash, K., Ismail, M. S. & Saquib, N. Mar 5 2015 In : BMC Pediatrics. 15, 1, 16

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Saudi Arabia
Adipose Tissue
Body Mass Index
Obesity
Pediatric Obesity

Effect of patient navigation on colorectal cancer screening in a community-based randomized controlled trial of urban African American adults

Horne, H. N., Phelan-Emrick, D. F., Pollack, C. E., Markakis, D., Wenzel, J., Ahmed, S., Garza, M. A., Shapiro, G. R., Bone, L. R., Johnson, L. B. & Ford, J. G. 2015 In : Cancer Causes and Control. 26, 2, p. 239-246 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Navigation
Early Detection of Cancer
African Americans
Colorectal Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials

Gender-based violence against adolescent and young adult women in low- and middle-income countries

Decker, M. R., Latimore, A. D., Yasutake, S., Haviland, M., Ahmed, S., Blum, R. W., Sonenstein, F. & Astone, N. M. Feb 1 2015 In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 56, 2, p. 188-196 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Violence
Young Adult
Intimate Partner Violence
Meta-Analysis
Southern Africa

Impact of family planning programs in reducing high-risk births due to younger and older maternal age, short birth intervals, and high parity

Brown, W., Ahmed, S., Roche, N., Sonneveldt, E. & Darmstadt, G. L. 2015 In : Seminars in Perinatology. 39, 5, p. 338-344 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Birth Intervals
Maternal Age
Family Planning Services
Infant Mortality
Parity

Measuring the incidence and prevalence of obstetric fistula: Approaches, needs and recommendations

Tunçalp, Ö., Tripathi, V., Landry, E., Stanton, C. K. & Ahmed, S. 2015 In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 93, 1, p. 60-62 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

disease prevalence
womens health
disease incidence
health survey
World Health Organization

Multiple sexual partnerships among female adolescents in rural Uganda: The effects of family structure and school attendance

Pilgrim, N. A., Ahmed, S., Gray, R. H., Sekasanvu, J., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Serwadda, D. & Wawer, M. J. Aug 1 2015 In : International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. 27, 3, p. 319-328 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Uganda
HIV
Sexual Partners
Africa South of the Sahara
Risk-Taking

The childhood sexual abuse among youth in three asian cities: Taipei, shanghai, and hanoi

Li, N., Zabin, L. S. & Ahmed, S. Mar 4 2015 In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 27, 2, p. NP1566-NP1577

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sex Offenses
Logistic Models
Mothers
Fathers
Prospective Studies

The Effect of Integrating Family Planning with a Maternal and Newborn Health Program on Postpartum Contraceptive Use and Optimal Birth Spacing in Rural Bangladesh

Ahmed, S., Ahmed, S., Mckaig, C., Begum, N., Mungia, J., Norton, M. & Baqui, A. H. Sep 1 2015 In : Studies in Family Planning. 46, 3, p. 297-312 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Postnatal Care
Birth Intervals
Bangladesh
Family Planning Services
Contraceptive Agents
2014

Caregiver behavior change for child survival and development in low-and middle-income countries: An examination of the evidence

Elder, J. P., Pequegnat, W., Ahmed, S., Bachman, G., Bullock, M., Carlo, W. A., Chandra-Mouli, V., Fox, N. A., Harkness, S., Huebner, G., Lombardi, J., Murry, V. M., Moran, A., Norton, M., Mulik, J., Parks, W., Raikes, H. H., Smyser, J., Sugg, C. & Sweat, M. May 13 2014 In : Journal of Health Communication. 19, p. 25-66 42 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

caregiver
income
examination
evidence
Child Development

Challenges of achieving and tracking MDG 5

Ahmed, S. Oct 11 2014 In : The Lancet. 384, 9951, p. 1329-1331 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maternal Mortality
Family Planning Services
Spouses
Education
Niger
Senegal

Do Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems benefit local populations? Maternal care utilisation in Butajira HDSS, Ethiopia

Afework, M. F. A., Gebregiorgis, S. H. A., Roro, M. A. S., Lemma, A. M. E. & Ahmed, S. 2014 In : Global Health Action. 7, p. 24228 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethiopia
Mothers
Demography
Health
Population
Mothers
Parturition
Depression
Growth
Postpartum Period

Effect of an innovative community based health program on maternal health service utilization in north and south central Ethiopia: A community based cross sectional study

Afework, M. F., Admassu, K., Mekonnen, A., Hagos, S., Asegid, M. & Ahmed, S. Apr 4 2014 In : Reproductive Health. 11, 1, 28

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maternal Health Services
Ethiopia
Cross-Sectional Studies
Health
Pregnancy

Family structure effects on early sexual debut among adolescent girls in Rakai, Uganda

Pilgrim, N. A., Ahmed, S., Gray, R. H., Sekasanvu, J., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Serwadda, D. & Wawer, M. J. 2014 In : Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 9, 3, p. 193-205 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

family structure
Uganda
adolescent
parents
Sexual Behavior

Mechanism for prevention of infection in preterm neonates by topical emollients: A randomized, controlled clinical trial

Darmstadt, G. L., Ahmed, S., Ahmed, A. S. M. N. U. & Saha, S. K. 2014 In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 33, 11, p. 1124-1127 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emollients
Randomized Controlled Trials
Newborn Infant
Skin
Infection
Maternal Mortality
Life Expectancy
Demography
demographic statistics
Health Surveys

Utilization of institutional delivery service at Wukro and Butajera districts in the Northern and South Central Ethiopia

Hagos, S., Shaweno, D., Assegid, M., Mekonnen, A., Afework, M. F. & Ahmed, S. May 28 2014 In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14, 1, 178

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethiopia
Health Facilities
Maternal Mortality
Decision Making
Education
Prenatal Care
Demography
Power (Psychology)
Economics
Burkina Faso
2013

Operations research to add postpartum family planning to maternal and neonatal health to improve birth spacing in Sylhet District, Bangladesh

Ahmed, S., Norton, M., Williams, E., Ahmed, S., Shah, R., Begum, N., Mungia, J., LeFevre, A., Al-Kabir, A., Winch, P. J., McKaig, C. & Baqui, A. H. Aug 1 2013 In : Global Health Science and Practice. 1, 2, p. 262-276 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Operations Research
Birth Intervals
Bangladesh
Family Planning Services
Postpartum Period

Sexual Coercion Among Adolescent Women in Rakai, Uganda: Does Family Structure Matter?

Pilgrim, N. A., Ahmed, S., Gray, R. H., Sekasanvu, J., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F. K., Serwadda, D. & Wawer, M. J. Apr 2013 In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 28, 6, p. 1289-1313 25 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coercion
Uganda
Mothers
Confidence Intervals
Fathers
2012

Association between childhood sexual abuse and adverse psychological outcomes among youth in Taipei

Li, N., Ahmed, S. & Zabin, L. S. Mar 2012 In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 50, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sex Offenses
Psychology
Confidence Intervals
Suicidal Ideation
Parenting

Effect of antenatal zinc supplementation on impetigo in infants in Bangladesh

Darmstadt, G. L., Osendarp, S. J. M., Ahmed, S., Feldman, C., Van Raaij, J. M. A., Baqui, A. H., Hautvast, J. G. A. J. & Fuchs, G. J. Apr 2012 In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 31, 4, p. 407-409 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Impetigo
Bangladesh
Zinc
Mothers
Placebos

Effect of depressive symptoms and social support on weight and CD4 count increase at HIV clinic in Ethiopia

Alemu, H., Haile Mariam, D., Tsui, A., Ahmed, S. & Shewamare, A. Jul 1 2012 In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 24, 7, p. 866-876 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethiopia
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Social Support
Weight Gain
HIV

Effect of knowledge of community health workers on essential newborn health care: A study from rural India

Agrawal, P. K., Agrawal, S., Ahmed, S., Darmstadt, G. L., Williams, E. K., Rosen, H. E., Kumar, V., Kiran, U., Ahuja, R. C., Srivastava, V. K., Santosham, M., Black, R. E. & Baqui, A. H. Mar 2012 In : Health Policy and Planning. 27, 2, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nurse Midwives
India
Delivery of Health Care
Infant Health
Odds Ratio
Mothers
Depression
Growth
Depressive Symptoms
School children

Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: An analysis of 172 countries

Ahmed, S., Li, Q., Liu, L. & Tsui, A. O. Nov 2012 In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 67, 11, p. 685-686 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maternal Death
Contraceptive Agents

Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: An analysis of 172 countries

Ahmed, S., Li, Q., Liu, L. & Tsui, A. O. Jul 2012 In : The Lancet. 380, 9837, p. 111-125 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Maternal Death
Maternal Mortality
Contraceptive Agents
Contraception
Developing Countries

State school policies and youth obesity

Riis, J., Grason, H., Strobino, D., Ahmed, S. & Minkovitz, C. Apr 2012 In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 16, SUPPL. 1, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Obesity
Physical Education and Training
Nutrition Policy
Pediatric Obesity
Logistic Models
2011

Association of secondhand smoke exposure with nicotine dependence among Black smokers

Wilson-Frederick, S. M., Williams, C. D., Garza, M. A., Navas-Acien, A., Emerson, M. R., Ahmed, S. & Ford, J. G. Apr 2011 In : Addictive Behaviors. 36, 4, p. 412-415 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tobacco Use Disorder
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Nicotine
Smoke
Workplace

Correlates of unintended birth among low-income Hispanic immigrants at high risk for depression

Christensen, A. L., Perry, D. F., Le, H. N. & Ahmed, S. Jun 2011 In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 13, 3, p. 478-486 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hispanic Americans
Parturition
Depression
Minority Groups
Birth Rate
Bangladesh
Maternal Mortality
Bayes Theorem
Administrative Personnel
Mortality

Grandparental caregiving, income inequality and respiratory infections in elderly US individuals

Cohen, S. A., Agree, E. M., Ahmed, S. & Naumova, E. N. Mar 2011 In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65, 3, p. 246-253 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Respiratory Tract Infections
Human Influenza
Caregivers
Pneumonia
Age Groups