Ali H Mokdad

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health and wealth in Mesoamerica: findings from Salud Mesomérica 2015
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med 13:164. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The state of health in the Arab world, 1990-2010: an analysis of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 383:309-20. 2014
  3. pmc A novel framework for validating and applying standardized small area measurement strategies
    Tanja Srebotnjak
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:26. 2010
  4. pmc Measuring health behaviors in populations
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Ste 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A75. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Diarrhea Prevalence, Care, and Risk Factors Among Poor Children Under 5 Years of Age in Mesoamerica
    Danny V Colombara
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Salud Mesoamérica Initiative, Inter American Development Bank, Panama, Panama
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:544-52. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Self-Rated Health Among Saudi Adults: Findings from a National Survey, 2013
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    J Community Health 40:920-6. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of asthma in Saudi adults: findings from a national household survey, 2013
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 15:77. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Medication use for chronic health conditions among adults in Saudi Arabia: findings from a national household survey
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25:73-81. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Get a license, buckle up, and slow down: risky driving patterns among saudis
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    a Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Traffic Inj Prev 16:587-92. 2015
  10. doi request reprint The health of Saudi youths: current challenges and future opportunities
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 17:26. 2016

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Health and wealth in Mesoamerica: findings from Salud Mesomérica 2015
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Med 13:164. 2015
    ..Individual income and poverty are associated with poor health outcomes. The poor face unique challenges related to access, education, financial capacity, environmental effects, and other factors that threaten their health outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint The state of health in the Arab world, 1990-2010: an analysis of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 383:309-20. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine the burden of diseases and injuries in the Arab world for 1990, 2005, and 2010 using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010)...
  3. pmc A novel framework for validating and applying standardized small area measurement strategies
    Tanja Srebotnjak
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:26. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Measuring health behaviors in populations
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Ste 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A75. 2010
    ..With changes in telephone use (eg, rapid decline in the ownership of landlines), innovative methods to collect data on health behaviors, such as in health care settings or through Internet-based surveys, need to be developed...
  5. doi request reprint Diarrhea Prevalence, Care, and Risk Factors Among Poor Children Under 5 Years of Age in Mesoamerica
    Danny V Colombara
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Salud Mesoamérica Initiative, Inter American Development Bank, Panama, Panama
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:544-52. 2016
    ..49, 95% CI = 1.15, 1.95). Our results call for programs to examine and remedy low adherence to evidence-based treatment guidelines. ..
  6. doi request reprint Self-Rated Health Among Saudi Adults: Findings from a National Survey, 2013
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    J Community Health 40:920-6. 2015
    ..This optimistic perception of health poses a challenge for preventive interventions in the Kingdom and calls for campaigns to educate the public about the harm of unhealthy behaviors...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of asthma in Saudi adults: findings from a national household survey, 2013
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 15:77. 2015
    ..We analyzed data from a national household survey conducted in KSA in 2013 to estimate prevalence, associated risk factors and control measurements of asthma...
  8. doi request reprint Medication use for chronic health conditions among adults in Saudi Arabia: findings from a national household survey
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25:73-81. 2016
    ..Most of them require long-term management through medications. We examined patterns of medication use for chronic health conditions (CHC) in KSA based on a national survey...
  9. doi request reprint Get a license, buckle up, and slow down: risky driving patterns among saudis
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    a Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Traffic Inj Prev 16:587-92. 2015
    ..To inform policymakers on drivers' abilities and driving habits, we analyzed data from the Saudi Health Interview Survey 2013...
  10. doi request reprint The health of Saudi youths: current challenges and future opportunities
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 17:26. 2016
    ..In order to understand the health risk factors of Saudi youth, we analyzed data from a large national survey in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
  11. doi request reprint Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey
    Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:611. 2015
    ..The Saudi Ministry of Health started a national tobacco control program in 2002 with increased and intensified efforts after joining the World Health Organization Framework Convention for Tobacco Control in 2005...
  12. doi request reprint In denial: misperceptions of weight change among adults in the United States
    Catherine M Wetmore
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Prev Med 55:93-100. 2012
    ..We used data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to explore how adults in the United States recall their weight change and to identify characteristics associated with weight changes...
  13. doi request reprint Access and barriers to healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national multistage survey
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMJ Open 5:e007801. 2015
    ..We analysed data from a large household survey to identify barriers to healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
  14. doi request reprint Missed Opportunities for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Immunization in Mesoamerica: Potential Impact on Coverage and Days at Risk
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139680. 2015
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Results of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey and implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) countries
    Gulnoza Usmanova
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, United States Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 3:217-34. 2013
    ..We used Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) data collected over time to monitor articles of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR)...
  16. pmc Breast cancer screening in Saudi Arabia: free but almost no takers
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119051. 2015
    ..We conducted a national survey to investigate knowledge and practices of breast cancer screening among Saudi women aged 50 years or older in order to inform the breast cancer national health programs...
  17. doi request reprint Breastfeeding Practices among Poor Women in Mesoamerica
    Danny V Colombara
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA and
    J Nutr 145:1958-65. 2015
    ..Breastfeeding is an effective intervention to reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of practices and predictors of breastfeeding among the poor in Mesoamerica has not been well described...
  18. doi request reprint Use of a commercial ELISA for the detection of measles-specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) in dried blood spots collected from children living in low-resource settings
    K Ellicott Colson
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Med Virol 87:1491-9. 2015
    ..Analyzing DBS collected in low-resources settings is a feasible and accurate means of measuring population immunity to measles and should be used to generate objective measures of health status and health system performance...
  19. doi request reprint Characteristics associated with the uptake of influenza vaccination among adults in the United States
    Mayuko Takayama
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Prev Med 54:358-62. 2012
    ..We identified characteristics associated with influenza vaccination that might inform strategies for increasing coverage...
  20. pmc Aspirin use and knowledge in the community: a population- and health facility based survey for measuring local health system performance
    Gregory A Roth
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:16. 2014
    ..Little is known about the relationship between cardiovascular risk, disease and actual use of aspirin in the community...
  21. pmc Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in United States counties, 2001-2009
    Casey Olives
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e60308. 2013
    ..Concurrent increases in treatment and control of hypertension are promising, but efforts to decrease the prevalence of hypertension are needed...
  22. doi request reprint Status of the diabetes epidemic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98121, USA
    Int J Public Health 59:1011-21. 2014
    ..To inform public health authorities on the current status of the diabetes epidemic, we analyzed data from the Saudi Health Interview Survey (SHIS)...
  23. doi request reprint Estimates of global and regional premature cardiovascular mortality in 2025
    Gregory A Roth
    From Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation G A R, and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation G N, M H F, A H M, M N, C J L M, University of Washington, Seattle
    Circulation 132:1270-82. 2015
    ..Global CVD risk factor targets have been recommended. We produced estimates to show how selected risk factor reduction would affect CVD mortality for different regions and countries...
  24. pmc High total serum cholesterol, medication coverage and therapeutic control: an analysis of national health examination survey data from eight countries
    Gregory A Roth
    Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street room AA522, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:92-101. 2011
    ..To determine the fraction of individuals with high total serum cholesterol who get diagnosed and effectively treated in eight high- and middle-income countries...
  25. doi request reprint Results of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey and implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in former Soviet Union countries
    Gulnoza Usmanova
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Int J Public Health 58:217-26. 2013
    ..We used data from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) to monitor articles of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Former Soviet Union (FSU) countries...
  26. pmc Disparities in HIV screening among pregnant women--El Salvador, 2011
    Charbel El Bcheraoui
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82760. 2013
    ..To provide an accurate estimate of antenatal HIV screening and its determinants among pregnant women in El Salvador and help local authorities make informed decisions for targeted interventions around mother-to-child transmission (MTCT)...
  27. pmc Drinking Patterns in US Counties From 2002 to 2012
    Laura Dwyer-Lindgren
    All authors are with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle
    Am J Public Health 105:1120-7. 2015
    ..We estimated the prevalence of any drinking and binge drinking from 2002 to 2012 and heavy drinking from 2005 to 2012 in every US county...
  28. pmc Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 384:1005-70. 2014
    ....
  29. doi request reprint The Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System: past, present, and future
    Ali H Mokdad
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98121, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:43-54. 2009
    ..This article provides an overview of the issues faced by BRFSS and the strategies in place to address them...