Khitam Muhsen

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc An association between Helicobacter pylori infection and cognitive function in children at early school age: a community-based study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    BMC Pediatr 11:43. 2011
  2. doi Psychological distress is independently associated with physical inactivity in Israeli adults
    Khitam Muhsen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Prev Med 50:118-22. 2010
  3. doi Interaction among ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Israeli children and adolescents
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:524-7. 2011
  4. ncbi Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines for prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis-associated hospitalizations in Israel: a case-control study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Vaccin 6:450-4. 2010
  5. doi Incidence and characteristics of sporadic norovirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children less than 5 years of age in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:688-90. 2013
  6. doi Is the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and anemia age dependent?
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:467-72. 2010
  7. doi Incidence, age of acquisition and risk factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among Israeli Arab infants
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trop Pediatr 58:208-13. 2012
  8. doi Presence of Helicobacter pylori in a sibling is associated with a long-term increased risk of H. pylori infection in Israeli Arab children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:108-13. 2010
  9. doi An inverse and independent association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the incidence of shigellosis and other diarrheal diseases
    Dani Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 54:e35-42. 2012
  10. doi Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with low serum ferritin levels in Israeli Arab children: a seroepidemiologic study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:262-4. 2009

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Publications22

  1. pmc An association between Helicobacter pylori infection and cognitive function in children at early school age: a community-based study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    BMC Pediatr 11:43. 2011
    ..The hypothesis on an association between H. pylori infection and cognitive function was examined in healthy children, independently of socioeconomic and nutritional factors...
  2. doi Psychological distress is independently associated with physical inactivity in Israeli adults
    Khitam Muhsen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Prev Med 50:118-22. 2010
    ..We also examined whether psychological distress is related to limitations in day-to-day activities due to emotional problems...
  3. doi Interaction among ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Israeli children and adolescents
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:524-7. 2011
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  4. ncbi Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines for prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis-associated hospitalizations in Israel: a case-control study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Vaccin 6:450-4. 2010
    ..106 (95% CI 0.024, 0.481), yielding a vaccine effectiveness of 89.4% (95% CI 51.9%, 97.6%) in preventing hospitalization. These data demonstrate high effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines in a high income country...
  5. doi Incidence and characteristics of sporadic norovirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children less than 5 years of age in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:688-90. 2013
    ..3%) children, yielding an estimated incidence of 3.3 per 1000 children. Genotypes GII.3 (40.4%) and GII.4a (21.3%) predominated, though year-to-year variation was observed. ..
  6. doi Is the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and anemia age dependent?
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:467-72. 2010
    ..The relationship between H. pylori infection and anemia in childhood is still unclear. The aim of the study was to examine the association between H. pylori infection and anemia or iron deficiency in school-age children and in infants...
  7. doi Incidence, age of acquisition and risk factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among Israeli Arab infants
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trop Pediatr 58:208-13. 2012
    ..12 (95% CI 1.82-27.86, pā€‰=ā€‰0.005). In conclusion, H. pylori infection is acquired at a higher rate in low SES settings. Parental education and hygiene play an important role in H. pylori acquisition in infancy...
  8. doi Presence of Helicobacter pylori in a sibling is associated with a long-term increased risk of H. pylori infection in Israeli Arab children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 15:108-13. 2010
    ..We examined the dynamics of Helicobacter pylori infection between pre-school and school ages and compared the determinants of late acquisition of H. pylori infection with determinants of early and persistent H. pylori infection...
  9. doi An inverse and independent association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the incidence of shigellosis and other diarrheal diseases
    Dani Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 54:e35-42. 2012
    ..We examined the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the incidence of diarrheal diseases...
  10. doi Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with low serum ferritin levels in Israeli Arab children: a seroepidemiologic study
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:262-4. 2009
    ..Multivariate analysis showed an increased frequency of low ferritin only among children younger than or equal to 5 years: adjusted OR 4.62 (95% CI 1.53-13.99) P = 0.007...
  11. doi Correlates of generalized anxiety disorder: independent of co-morbidity with depression: findings from the first Israeli National Health Interview Survey (2003-2004)
    Khitam Muhsen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:898-904. 2008
    ..Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a prevalent psychiatric disorder with chronic symptoms and is commonly comorbid with depression...
  12. ncbi [Incidence and risk factors of diarrheal diseases among 3-5 year old Israeli Arab children attending kindergartens]
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 146:341-4, 407. 2007
    ..The existing limited data on diarrheal diseases in Israel indicate higher rates and more severe illness among Arab children compared to Jewish children...
  13. doi Risk factors of underutilization of childhood immunizations in ultraorthodox Jewish communities in Israel despite high access to health care services
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 30:2109-15. 2012
    ..The risk factors of underutilization of childhood vaccines in populations with high access to health services are not fully understood...
  14. doi The uptake of rotavirus vaccine and its effectiveness in preventing acute gastroenteritis in the community
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Vaccine 29:91-4. 2010
    ..2% and 46.4% among vaccinated and unvaccinated children, respectively, yielding an effectiveness of 50.1% (95% CI: 47.5%, 52.6%). Rotavirus monovalent vaccine was highly effective in preventing AGE in the community...
  15. doi Helicobacter pylori infection and iron stores: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:323-40. 2008
    ..We carried out a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to evaluate the existing evidence on the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and iron stores...
  16. doi Sero-prevalence of mumps antibodies in subpopulations subsequently affected by a large scale mumps epidemic in Israel
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 29:3878-82. 2011
    ..We examined the sero-prevalence of mumps antibodies in the subpopulations subsequently affected by this large mumps outbreak, compared with the general population...
  17. doi Incidence, characteristics, and economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of israeli children <5 years of age, 2007-2008
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Infect Dis 200:S254-63. 2009
    ..Objectives. Our objective was to examine the incidence, characteristics, and economic burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis associated with hospitalization of children <5 years of age in Israel...
  18. ncbi [What are the determinants of early breastfeeding weaning and prolonged breastfeeding in Arab infants?]
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 150:333-7, 420. 2011
    ..Data on the determinants of breastfeeding in the Israeli Arab population are scarce...
  19. doi Determinates of underutilization of amniocentesis among Israeli Arab women
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 30:138-43. 2010
    ..To study the determinants of amniocentesis underutilization among Israeli Arab Muslim women...
  20. ncbi Evaluation of a urine-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test for the detection of Helicobacter pylori infection among 3- to 5-year-old Israeli Arab healthy children
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:398-401. 2006
    ..066), the corresponding figures were 65.8%, 87.5%, 83% and 72%, respectively. These data indicate that the usefulness of the URINELISA test in epidemiological studies in healthy young children is limited...
  21. doi Depressive symptoms, risk factors and sleep in asthma: results from a national Israeli health survey
    Aviva Goral
    Unit of Mental Health Epidemiology and Psychosocial Aspects of Illness, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:17-23. 2012
    ....
  22. doi Trends in the gap in life expectancy between Arabs and Jews in Israel between 1975 and 2004
    Wasef Na'amnih
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1324-32. 2010
    ..To examine trends in the Arab-Jew life expectancy gap in Israel during 1975-2004 and to determine the contribution of age groups and causes of death to changes in the gap...