Abdulbari Bener

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maternal complications and neonatal outcome in Arab women of a fast developing country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar Department of Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Department of Public Health and Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    J Family Community Med 20:27-34. 2013
  2. pmc The role of hemifield sector analysis in multifocal visual evoked potential objective perimetry in the early detection of glaucomatous visual field defects
    Mohammad F Mousa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Clin Ophthalmol 7:843-58. 2013
  3. pmc Comparison of efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of various statins in dyslipidemic diabetic patients
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and, Departments of Public Health and Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Indian J Pharmacol 46:88-93. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Predict attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Evidence -based medicine
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College and Hamad Medical Corporation
    Glob J Health Sci 6:47-57. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic overlap of depressive, anxiety, stress and somatoform disorders in primary care
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:E29-38. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Gender difference on patients' satisfaction and expectation towards mental health care
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Niger J Clin Pract 16:285-91. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A cross "ethnical" comparison of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ) in an economically fast developing country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Glob J Health Sci 5:165-75. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring burden of diseases in a rapidly developing economy: state of Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Glob J Health Sci 5:134-44. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Is male fertility associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:777-84. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint An epidemiologic analysis of low back pain in primary care: a hot humid country and global comparison
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:220-7. 2013

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Publications86

  1. pmc Maternal complications and neonatal outcome in Arab women of a fast developing country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar Department of Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Department of Public Health and Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    J Family Community Med 20:27-34. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to examine maternal complications that occur during the third trimester and their neonatal outcome in Arab women residing in Qatar...
  2. pmc The role of hemifield sector analysis in multifocal visual evoked potential objective perimetry in the early detection of glaucomatous visual field defects
    Mohammad F Mousa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Clin Ophthalmol 7:843-58. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a new analysis method of mfVEP objective perimetry in the early detection of glaucomatous visual field defects compared to the gold standard technique...
  3. pmc Comparison of efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of various statins in dyslipidemic diabetic patients
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and, Departments of Public Health and Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Indian J Pharmacol 46:88-93. 2014
    ..To determine efficacy safety and the cost effectiveness, of the four most commonly prescribed statins (rosuvastatin, atorvastatin, pravastatin, and simvastatin) in the treatment of dyslipidemia among diabetic patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predict attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Evidence -based medicine
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College and Hamad Medical Corporation
    Glob J Health Sci 6:47-57. 2014
    ..Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorders in children and recent studies reported a relationship between low levels of Vitamin D and incidence of ADHD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic overlap of depressive, anxiety, stress and somatoform disorders in primary care
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:E29-38. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Gender difference on patients' satisfaction and expectation towards mental health care
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Niger J Clin Pract 16:285-91. 2013
    ..Recognizing patient satisfaction and expectation is considered as important components of assessing quality of care...
  7. doi request reprint A cross "ethnical" comparison of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ) in an economically fast developing country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Glob J Health Sci 5:165-75. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the driving behaviours of four ethnic groups and to investigate the relationship between violations, errors and lapses of DBQ and accident involvement in Qatar...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring burden of diseases in a rapidly developing economy: state of Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Glob J Health Sci 5:134-44. 2013
    ..The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study has provided a conceptual and methodological framework to quantify and compare the health of populations...
  9. doi request reprint Is male fertility associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:777-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of infertility in Qatari men with Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and to examine the association between T2DM and infertility...
  10. ncbi request reprint An epidemiologic analysis of low back pain in primary care: a hot humid country and global comparison
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:220-7. 2013
    ..Low back pain is one of the most common conditions for which patients seek medical care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender and age-related differences in patients with the metabolic syndrome in a highly endogamous population
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Department of Public Health Weill Cornell Medical College, P O Box 3050, Doha, State of Qatar
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 10:210-7. 2010
    ..Preventive strategies will require identifying socio-demographic factors and addressing modifiable risk behaviours, including lack of physical activity, and dietary intake...
  12. doi request reprint The role of vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis in breast cancer
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:554-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of breast cancer with vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis according to menopausal status and to examine vitamin D and bone mineral density (BMD) levels in breast cancer patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of erectile dysfunction among hypertensive and nonhypertensive Qatari men
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, 3050 Doha, State of Qatar
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:870-8. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Incidence and severity of head and neck injuries in victims of road traffic crashes: In an economically developed country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:52-9. 2009
    ..Head and neck injuries following the road traffic crashes (RTCs) are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in most developed and developing countries and may also result in temporary or permanent disability...
  15. doi request reprint Does good clinical practice at the primary care improve the outcome care for diabetic patients? Gender differences
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Prim Care Diabetes 6:285-92. 2012
    ..The Middle East region is predicted to have one of the highest prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) in the world. This is the first study in the region to assess treatment outcome of DM according to gender...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in childhood injury mortality in a developing country: United Arab Emirates
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, and Weil Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Doha, Qatar
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:228-33. 2007
    ..To examine trends across types of injury, as well as the mechanisms of injury leading to death, by age groups, gender, citizenship, and explore mortality rates and make global comparisons...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of lifestyle and dietary habits on hypovitaminosis D in type 1 diabetes mellitus and healthy children from Qatar, a sun-rich country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Doha, Qatar
    Ann Nutr Metab 53:215-22. 2008
    ..Little data on the intake of these nutrients in Mediterranean countries exist, and predictors of their suboptimal intake are not well defined...
  18. pmc Obesity index that better predict metabolic syndrome: body mass index, waist circumference, waist hip ratio, or waist height ratio
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    J Obes 2013:269038. 2013
    ..The aim was to compare body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist hip ratio (WHR), and waist height ratio (WHtR) to identify the best predictor of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Qatari adult population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Duration of breast-feeding and the risk of childhood allergic diseases in a developing country
    Mohammad S Ehlayel
    Department of Pediatrics Allergy and Immunology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:386-91. 2008
    ..In children of developing countries, prolonged breast-feeding reduces the risk of developing allergic diseases and eczema even in the presence of maternal allergy, where it might be a practical, effective preventive measure...
  20. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in healthy children in a sunny country: associated factors
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:60-70. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the factors associated with low concentrations of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (vitamin D deficiency) in healthy children in Qatar...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical predictors affect the choice and the short-term outcomes of different thrombolytic agents in acute myocardial infarction
    Ayman A El-Menyar
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, State of Qatar
    Coron Artery Dis 17:431-7. 2006
    ..The presence of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, angiotensin-converting enzyme and others may play a role in unsuccessful recanalization after thrombolytic therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does consanguinity lead to decreased incidence of breast cancer?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:413-8. 2010
    ..Breast cancer is an extremely complex disease, characterized by a progressive multistep process caused by interactions of both environmental and genetic factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Are heterocygotes for classical homocystinuria at risk of vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency?
    Mahmoud F Elsaid
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology Unit, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar, and Department of Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
    Mol Genet Metab 92:100-3. 2007
    ..Comparative cross-sectional study to assess homocysteine and vitamin status in carriers of CBS gene mutations...
  24. pmc The prevalence of metabolic syndrome components, individually and in combination, in male patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome, without previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus
    Rafid Fayadh Al-Aqeedi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Coronary Care Unit, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Libyan J Med 8:20185. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to ascertain the prevalence of MS and frequency of its components, individually and in combination, in a male population presenting with ACS, but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Do we need to maximise the breast cancer screening awareness? Experience with an endogamous society with high fertility
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:599-604. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore knowledge, attitude and practice about breast cancer and to identify potential barriers to screening procedures among women...
  26. doi request reprint Obesity and low vision as a result of excessive Internet use and television viewing
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:60-2. 2011
    ..The study findings confirmed a positive association between obesity and low vision as a result of excessive time spent on the TV view and Internet use...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome according to Adult Treatment Panel III and International Diabetes Federation criteria: a population-based study
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:221-9. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in male stroke patients, and associated co-morbidities and risk factors
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:701-8. 2008
    ..Sexual problems have been a common finding in chronically ill and physically disabled patients such as those with cerebrovascular accidents. Previous studies have supported the association between stroke and erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  29. doi request reprint Somatic symptoms in primary care and psychological comorbidities in Qatar: neglected burden of disease
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Int Rev Psychiatry 25:100-6. 2013
    ..7%) and stress disorders (19.2%). The study findings revealed that somatic symptoms were significantly associated with socio-economic status. Somatic symptoms were significantly associated with depression, anxiety and stress disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders in adult population attending primary health care setting in Qatari population
    Suhaila Ghuloum
    Department of Psychiatry, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:216-21. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of common mental disorders in Qatari population attending primary health care settings and identify the people at high risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of four-wheel drives on traffic disability and deaths compared to passenger cars
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 16:257-60. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the pattern of injuries resulting from road traffic crashes involving four wheel drives (4WD) vehicles and passenger cars in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity, overweight, and underweight in Qatari adolescents
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Food Nutr Bull 27:39-45. 2006
    ..Excess weight has a great impact on the health and quality of life of individuals. However, prevalence of underweight in the developing world has shown a decline during the last decade...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association between childhood atopic disease and parental atopic disease in a population with high consanguinity
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Coll Antropol 29:677-82. 2005
    ..0%. The frequency of siblings having asthma was 36.6%, allergic rhinitis 16.4%, and eczema 29.1%. The present study revealed a strong association between respiratory allergies and eczema in parents, and their asthmatic children...
  34. doi request reprint The prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in schoolchildren in a highly consanguineous community
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, State of Qatar
    Med Princ Pract 17:440-6. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic and consanguinity risk factors associated with low birthweight
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    J Pak Med Assoc 63:598-603. 2013
    ..To examine socio-demographic and biological risk factors associated with mothers giving birth to a low birthweight newborn among Arab women in Qatar...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients with dissociative disorders in an Arabian society
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corp, Doha, Qatar
    Med Princ Pract 15:362-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients with dissociative disorders among psychiatric patients in the population of the United Arab Emirates...
  37. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in type 1 diabetes mellitus and healthy children
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Acta Diabetol 46:183-9. 2009
    ..Moreover, vitamin D deficiency was common in Qatari young population. Vitamin D intake was very poor in children and it shows that supplementing infants with vitamin D might be a safe and effective strategy for reducing the risk of T1DM...
  38. doi request reprint Do excessive internet use, television viewing and poor lifestyle habits affect low vision in school children?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Hamad General Hospital, Qatar, University of Manchester, UK and Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    J Child Health Care 14:375-85. 2010
    ..001). The current study suggested a strong association between spending prolonged hours on the computer or TV, fast food eating, poor lifestyle habits and low vision...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPAR-gamma 2 gene and type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Qatari consanguineous population
    Ramin Badii
    Molecular Genetics and Lab Medicine and Pathology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Acta Diabetol 45:15-21. 2008
    ..5%) were obese (BMI > 30) compared to nondiabetic subjects (29.8%) (P < 0.001). In this study, no association is seen between the Pro12Ala polymorphism in PPAR gamma 2 gene and the type 2 diabetes in Qatar...
  40. ncbi request reprint Consanguineous marriages and their effects on common adult diseases: studies from an endogamous population
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Med Princ Pract 16:262-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the extent and nature of consanguinity in the Qatari population and its effects on common adult diseases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patterns of cancer incidence among the population of Qatar: a worldwide comparative study
    Abdulbari Bener
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:19-24. 2008
    ..Cancer is a major public health problem all over the world. Monitoring the evolution of the cancer burden in the State of Qatar is of great value but has never been explored in depth...
  42. ncbi request reprint Acute and transient psychotic disorders in a rapidly developing country, State of Qatar
    Taher Shaltout
    Psychiatry Department, Rumaillah Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Doha, State Qatar
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:575-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about acute and transient psychotic disorders, which is a diagnostic group, introduced with International Classification of Disease, 10th revision. It is an interesting area of research receiving a lot of attention...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effect of seatbelt legislation on hospital admissions with road traffic injuries in an oil-rich, fast-developing country
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:103-7. 2007
    ..The admission rate of patients with road traffic injuries per 100 000 population reduced by 17.7%. The enforcement of the seat-belt legislation played a vital role in reduction of hospital admissions due to road traffic crashes...
  44. ncbi request reprint The national perinatal mortality rate in the State of Qatar during 2011; trends since 1990 and comparative analysis with selected high-income countries: the PEARL study project
    Nuha Nimeri
    NICU, Women s Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    J Perinat Med 41:323-30. 2013
    ..To prospectively ascertain Qatar’s national perinatal mortality rate (PMR) during 2011, compare it with recent data from selected high-income countries, and analyze trends in Qatar’s PMR between 1990 and 2011 using historical data...
  45. doi request reprint Perceptions of boundaries and cultural influences in Qatar
    Suhaila Ghuloum
    Department of Psychiatry, Rumailah Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:199-206. 2013
    ..As mental health researchers, we need to investigate a wide range of sensitive topics to enhance our understanding of the many issues that arise in the psychotherapeutic frame...
  46. ncbi request reprint Consanguineous unions and child health in the State of Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:372-8. 2006
    ..The occurrence of asthma, mental retardation, epilepsy and diabetes was significantly more common in offspring of all consanguineous than non-consanguineous couples...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma among Qatari schoolchildren: International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood, Qatar
    Ibrahim A Janahi
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:80-6. 2006
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and its risk factors in a population-based study of Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:99-106. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes, pre-diabetes and to identify the associated risk factors in the sample of adult Qatari population...
  49. doi request reprint The Driver Behaviour Questionnaire in Arab Gulf countries: Qatar and United Arab Emirates
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation and University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1411-7. 2008
    ..Logistic regression analyses showed that errors, lapses, and aggression-speeding violations predicted accident involvement in Qatar but not in UAE after controlling the effect of the demographic variables (age, sex, and annual mileage)...
  50. doi request reprint Medical audit of the quality of diabetes care: is primary care more successful than hospitals?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:42-50. 2012
    ..To assess the quality of diabetes care provided to patients attending primary care settings and hospitals in the State of Qatar...
  51. doi request reprint Trends and characteristics of injuries in the State of Qatar: hospital-based study
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 19:368-72. 2012
    ..5%) and beach/sea/ocean injuries (15.0%) resulted in head injuries. Intervention efforts need to be aimed at reducing occupational injuries, RTA injuries and work-related hazards in the State of Qatar...
  52. ncbi request reprint Genetics and environmental risk factors associated with asthma in schoolchildren
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and Hamad General Hospital, PO Box 3050, Doha, State of Qatar
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 37:163-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the genetic and environmental risk factors associated with asthma among Qatari school children aged 6-12 years...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of consanguinity on cancer in a highly endogamous population
    Abdulbari Bener
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:35-40. 2009
    ..Many epidemiological studies have indicated that inbreeding has little or no effect on the incidence of cancer. Due to the high prevalence of consanguinity in Qatar (54%), its influence may nevertheless be of special importance...
  54. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of ADHD among primary school children in an Arabian society
    Abdulbari Bener
    Hamad Medical Corporation, The University of Manchester, UK
    J Atten Disord 10:77-82. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to identify Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders among primary school children in the State of Qatar...
  55. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress among postpartum mothers of preterm infants and associated factors: a neglected public health problem
    Abdulbari Bener
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, and Department of Public Health, Doha, Qatar
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 35:231-6. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Lifestyle and depressive risk factors associated with problematic internet use in adolescents in an Arabian Gulf culture
    Abdulbari Bener
    From the Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Hamad General Hospital, and Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar AB Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, the United Kingdom AB and Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, the United Kingdom DB
    J Addict Med 7:236-42. 2013
    ..This has also produced problematic Internet use (PIU) with potential detrimental effects on physical, mental, and psychosocial health...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact of asthma and air pollution on school attendance of primary school children: are they at increased risk of school absenteeism?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    J Asthma 44:249-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of asthma and air pollution on school attendance of primary school children 6 to 12 years of age in Qatar...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between type 2 diabetes mellitus and Helicobacter pylori infection
    Abdulbari Bener
    Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation Doha, Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, State of Qatar
    Turk J Gastroenterol 18:225-9. 2007
    ..The study was conducted at the primary health care clinics in United Arab Emirates during the period from June 2002 to August 2003. The study included 210 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and 210 non-diabetic subjects...
  59. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of idiopathic cardiomyopathy in Qatar during 1996-2003
    Ayman A El-Menyar
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    Med Princ Pract 15:56-61. 2006
    ..To report the rates of cardiomyopathies in the population below 50 years of age in Qatar...
  60. ncbi request reprint A study of postpartum depression in a fast developing country: prevalence and related factors
    Abdulbari Bener
    Hamad General Hospital, University of Manchester, and Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Int J Psychiatry Med 43:325-37. 2012
    ..Depression is a common and disabling complication of postpartum women. There is a paucity of research on postpartum depressive disorders and their predictors in women from Arab countries...
  61. pmc Microalbuminuria in hepatitis C-genotype 4: effect of pegylated interferon and ribavirin
    Moutaz Derbala
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hamad Medical Corporation, PO Box 3050, Doha, 00974, State of Qatar
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1226-31. 2010
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Frequency of headache and migraine in Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Neuroepidemiology 27:61-6. 2006
    ..Headache is a worldwide problem that affects all ages. To date there are no epidemiological data regarding headaches in Qatar...
  63. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency as a strong predictor of asthma in children
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 157:168-75. 2012
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest a link between vitamin D deficiency in early life and development of asthma in later life...
  64. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of atrial fibrillation among Qatari patients admitted with various cardiovascular disorder. A population-based study
    Wafer A Dabdoob
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Saudi Med J 28:1457-9. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of breastfeeding on diarrhea among children in a rapidly growing newly developed society
    Mohammad S Ehlayel
    Unit of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Turk J Pediatr 51:527-33. 2009
    ..This observation is particularly important given the growing concern that, as an unwanted effect of 'modernization', breastfeeding is on the decline in Qatar and comparable populations elsewhere...
  66. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of viral hepatitis in Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:300-6. 2009
    ..The incidence rate of hepatitis in Qatar is comparable to its neighboring countries, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. There is a need for further research on hepatitis and the associated risk factors...
  67. doi request reprint A study of reasons of non-compliance of psychiatric treatment and patients' attitudes towards illness and treatment in Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:273-80. 2013
    ..The findings suggest that there is a need to provide community-level mental health education and proper counseling to psychiatry patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint The pattern of traumatic brain injuries: a country undergoing rapid development
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Brain Inj 24:74-80. 2010
    ..Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) remain an important public health problem in most industrial developed and especially in developing countries. This may also result in temporary or permanent disability...
  69. pmc The impact of diurnal fasting during Ramadan on the lipid profile, hs-CRP, and serum leptin in stable cardiac patients
    Hadi Abdul Ridha Hadi Khafaji
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 8:7-14. 2012
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The pattern and genetics of pediatric extrinsic asthma risk factors in polluted environment
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:58-63. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine the effect of polluted environment on extrinsic of asthma and allergic diseases among school children...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the knowledge, attitude and practice towards mental health illness in a rapidly developing Arab society
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:480-6. 2011
    ..Both gender and low socioeconomic status have been related to depression and other common mental disorders, but their possible relationship to mental health literacy remains uncertain...
  72. ncbi request reprint Impacts of family history and lifestyle habits on colorectal cancer risk: a case-control study in Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:963-8. 2010
    ..Associations between family history of colorectal cancer (CRC) in first degree relatives and risk of developing cancer have been well defined, but interactions with environmental, lifestyle and dietary factors are much less clear...
  73. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of health care professionals toward organ donation and transplantation
    Osama Alsaied
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 23:1304-10. 2012
    ..The findings, although they give cause for hope, suggest that there is much work yet to be done before organ donation and transplantation can become fully accepted by the medical community in Qatar...
  74. ncbi request reprint Risk factors contributing to road traffic crashes in a fast-developing country: the neglected health problem
    Husyin R Burgut
    Department of Public Health and Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 16:497-502. 2010
    ..The main objective of this study was to explore the patterns of road traffic crashes (RTCs) among drivers in Qatar and to examine the contributing factors involved...
  75. ncbi request reprint Primary immunodeficiency diseases in children: 15 year experience in a tertiary care medical center in Qatar
    Mohammad S Ehlayel
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, State of Qatar, Qatar
    J Clin Immunol 33:317-24. 2013
    ..Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) are a group of heterogeneous, rare, genetic, mainly childhood disorders that affect specific components of immune system leading to serious complications...
  76. ncbi request reprint Maternal knowledge, attitude and practice on folic acid intake among Arabian Qatari women
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation and University of Qatar, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Reprod Toxicol 21:21-5. 2006
    ..It is important to estimate folate intake and knowledge in women of child-bearing age, in relation to risk of congenital anomalies...
  77. ncbi request reprint Association between stroke and acute myocardial infarction and its related risk factors: hypertension and diabetes
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:24-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to find the association between stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and assess related risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and atrial fibrillation...
  78. ncbi request reprint Bone density measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in Qatari women
    Mohammed Hammoudeh
    Division of Rheumatology, Hamad Medical Corporation, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Maturitas 52:319-27. 2005
    ..Commercial dual-energy X-rays absorptiometry (DXA) scanners used to determine bone mineral density (BMD) contains reference data for different populations...
  79. doi request reprint Trends in childhood trauma mortality in the fast economically developing State of Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    World J Pediatr 7:41-4. 2011
    ..the aim of this study was to explore the trends in injury mortality in children aged 0-18 years in the State of Qatar. No such study has been conducted previously in Qatar...
  80. doi request reprint Gestational age specific neonatal survival in the State of Qatar (2003-2008) - a comparative study with international benchmarks
    Sajjad Rahman
    NICU Women s Hospital HMC, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:542-7. 2011
    ..To analyze and compare the current gestational age specific neonatal survival rates between Qatar and international benchmarks...
  81. ncbi request reprint Do we need to maximize the knowledge and attitude level of physicians and nurses toward organ donation and transplant?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Exp Clin Transplant 6:249-53. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the knowledge level, attitudes, and personal views of physicians and nurses toward organ donation and transplant...
  82. pmc Parental transmission of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a highly endogamous population
    Abdulbari Bener
    Abdulbari Bener, Mohammad T Yousafzai, Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha 3050, Qatar
    World J Diabetes 4:40-6. 2013
    ..To determine the parental transmission of diabetes mellitus (DM) and evaluate its influence on the clinical characteristics...
  83. ncbi request reprint A common mutation in the CBS gene explains a high incidence of homocystinuria in the Qatari population
    Mahmoud F El-Said
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
    Hum Mutat 27:719. 2006
    ..Molecular neonatal screening may be suitable for early detection of homocystinuria in this population...
  84. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns of Qatari school children and adolescents aged 6-18 years
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, University of Qatar, Doha
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:250-8. 2005
    ..A good percentage of the Qatari children was at risk of being over-weight, which needs more attention because the development of obesity results in different types of diseases associated with changes in body composition...
  85. doi request reprint Prevalence, symptom patterns and comorbidity of anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care in Qatar
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill Cornell Medical College, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:439-46. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depressive disorders in a Qatari population who attend the primary health care settings and examine their symptom patterns and comorbidity...
  86. pmc Psychological factors: anxiety, depression, and somatization symptoms in low back pain patients
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar Department of Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Pain Res 6:95-101. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of low back pain (LBP), investigate the sociodemographic characteristics of patients with LBP, and examine its association with psychological distress such as anxiety, depression, and somatization...