Ofer Harel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Heterosexual anal intercourse and HIV infection risks in the context of alcohol serving venues, Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:807. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for correcting verification bias
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 25:3769-86. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation: review of theory, implementation and software
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 26:3057-77. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Population inference with mortality and attrition in longitudinal studies on aging: a two-stage multiple imputation method
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 4120, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:187-203. 2007
  5. pmc Bringing it home: community survey of HIV risks to primary sex partners of men and women in alcohol-serving establishments in Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:231-6. 2013
  6. pmc Collective Efficacy and HIV Prevention in South African Townships
    Demetria Cain
    Center for Health Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road Unit 1248, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA
    J Community Health 38:885-93. 2013
  7. doi request reprint HIV risks associated with patronizing alcohol serving establishments in South African Townships, Cape Town
    Demetria Cain
    Center for Health Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Prev Sci 13:627-34. 2012
  8. pmc A reanalysis of a behavioral intervention to prevent incident HIV infections: including indirect effects in modeling outcomes of Project EXPLORE
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Care 25:805-11. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Consumption of a DHA-containing functional food during pregnancy is associated with lower infant ponderal index and cord plasma insulin concentration
    Amber B Courville
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:208-12. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for the comparison of two screening tests in two-phase Alzheimer studies
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 26:2370-88. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Heterosexual anal intercourse and HIV infection risks in the context of alcohol serving venues, Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:807. 2011
    ..The objective is to examine the prevalence of heterosexual unprotected anal intercourse among men and women who drink at informal alcohol serving establishments (shebeens) in South Africa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for correcting verification bias
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 25:3769-86. 2006
    ..We show that our imputation methods are better than the existing methods with regard to nominal coverage and confidence interval length...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation: review of theory, implementation and software
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 26:3057-77. 2007
    ..Analysis of incomplete data requires making unverifiable assumptions. These assumptions are discussed in detail in the text. Relevant S-Plus code is provided...
  4. ncbi request reprint Population inference with mortality and attrition in longitudinal studies on aging: a two-stage multiple imputation method
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 4120, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:187-203. 2007
    ..An empirical example using data from the OCTO-Twin study is presented that shows the utility of his procedure for making inferences conditional on mortality when mortality data are incomplete...
  5. pmc Bringing it home: community survey of HIV risks to primary sex partners of men and women in alcohol-serving establishments in Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:231-6. 2013
    ..Concurrent sexual relationships facilitate the spread of HIV infection, and sex with non-primary partners may pose particularly high risks for HIV transmission to primary partners...
  6. pmc Collective Efficacy and HIV Prevention in South African Townships
    Demetria Cain
    Center for Health Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road Unit 1248, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA
    J Community Health 38:885-93. 2013
    ..Community level interventions that strengthen collective efficacy beliefs will have to consider both protective and risk behaviors associated with believing that the community is ready and capable of preventing HIV. ..
  7. doi request reprint HIV risks associated with patronizing alcohol serving establishments in South African Townships, Cape Town
    Demetria Cain
    Center for Health Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Prev Sci 13:627-34. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to understand the environmental factors of shebeens that promote and influence HIV risk behaviors...
  8. pmc A reanalysis of a behavioral intervention to prevent incident HIV infections: including indirect effects in modeling outcomes of Project EXPLORE
    Lisa A Eaton
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    AIDS Care 25:805-11. 2013
    ..Findings highlight the critical role of addressing behavioral risk reduction counseling in HIV prevention...
  9. doi request reprint Consumption of a DHA-containing functional food during pregnancy is associated with lower infant ponderal index and cord plasma insulin concentration
    Amber B Courville
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:208-12. 2011
    ..743, P < 0.05) than infants of mothers consuming the placebo. Thus, DHA consumption during pregnancy may be advantageous with respect to infant body composition at birth and insulin sensitivity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for the comparison of two screening tests in two-phase Alzheimer studies
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4120 Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Stat Med 26:2370-88. 2007
    ..Our simulation results show that the use of multiple imputation is superior to other commonly used methods. We demonstrate our finding using Alzheimer data...
  11. pmc Condom negotiation, HIV testing, and HIV risks among women from alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Eileen V Pitpitan
    Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e45631. 2012
    ..However, many women are afraid to discuss condoms with male partners, placing them at higher risk of HIV infection...
  12. pmc Mi??ing data: should we c?re?
    Ofer Harel
    Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:200-1. 2013
    ..There are several types of missing data as well as ways to deal with incomplete data sets...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal consumption of a DHA-containing functional food benefits infant sleep patterning: an early neurodevelopmental measure
    Michelle P Judge
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Early Hum Dev 88:531-7. 2012
    ..Infant ability to organize sleep and wake states following parturition is highly associated with later developmental outcomes. The impact of maternal DHA intake on sleep organization has not been previously investigated...