H M Salihu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Teen twin pregnancies: differences in fetal growth outcomes among blacks and whites
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:335-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood pregnancy (10-14 years old) and risk of stillbirth in singletons and twins
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35294, and Department of Family Medicine, Baptist Health Systems, Montgomery, Alabama, USA
    J Pediatr 148:522-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Risks in triplet pregnancy: advanced maternal age, premature rupture of membranes and risk estimates of mortality
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Reprod Med 49:721-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis among foreign-born children in the State of Florida, 1993--1999: a re-emergence phase after a sustained decline?
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:167-75. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in stillbirth among singleton, twin, and triplet gestations in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health and Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:734-40. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and neonatal survival of infants with isolated gastroschisis
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:678-83. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastroschisis: Black-White disparity in infant survival
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:586-91. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and respiratory distress syndrome among triplets
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 86:44-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated morbidity in Northern Nigeria
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:367-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Low maternal age and neonatal survival of extremely preterm twins (20-28 weeks of gestation)
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1246-54. 2004

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Teen twin pregnancies: differences in fetal growth outcomes among blacks and whites
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:335-9. 2005
    ..Current prevention strategies aimed at reducing adverse fetal outcomes among teenagers in the United States need to consider the heightened risk among neonates born to black mothers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood pregnancy (10-14 years old) and risk of stillbirth in singletons and twins
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35294, and Department of Family Medicine, Baptist Health Systems, Montgomery, Alabama, USA
    J Pediatr 148:522-6. 2006
    ..To clarify the association between childhood pregnancy and risk of stillbirth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risks in triplet pregnancy: advanced maternal age, premature rupture of membranes and risk estimates of mortality
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Reprod Med 49:721-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the impact of older maternal age on the risk of mortality associated with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) among triplets...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis among foreign-born children in the State of Florida, 1993--1999: a re-emergence phase after a sustained decline?
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:167-75. 2004
    ..To determine the temporal trend of tuberculosis disease among foreign-born children in the State of Florida...
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in stillbirth among singleton, twin, and triplet gestations in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health and Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:734-40. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between maternal race and stillbirth among singletons, twins, and triplets...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and neonatal survival of infants with isolated gastroschisis
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:678-83. 2004
    ..We sought to compare neonatal survival of infants with gastroschisis by mode of delivery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastroschisis: Black-White disparity in infant survival
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:586-91. 2004
    ..Racial/ethnic variations in the occurrence of abdominal wall defects have been previously noted but it remains poorly understood whether race/ethnicity is a determinant of survival among affected infants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and respiratory distress syndrome among triplets
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 86:44-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated morbidity in Northern Nigeria
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:367-71. 2004
    ..Our study revealed an extremely high morbidity ratio, which indicates that a high proportion of pregnant mothers are in need of essential obstetric care in this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Low maternal age and neonatal survival of extremely preterm twins (20-28 weeks of gestation)
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1246-54. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between low maternal age and neonatal survival among extremely preterm twins...
  11. pmc Single motherhood and neonatal survival of twins among blacks and whites
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1618-25. 2004
    ..We investigated whether an association existed between single motherhood and neonatal mortality among twins and whether such a linkage varied by race...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking-associated fetal morbidity among older gravidas: a population study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:329-34. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of nativity on neonatal survival of Black twins in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:276-82. 2005
    ..To determine the association between maternal nativity and neonatal survival of twins among Black mothers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mortality among twins born to unmarried teenagers in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, UK
    Matern Child Health J 9:229-35. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the association between unmarried status and infant mortality among twins born to teenagers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine tobacco smoke exposure and hyaline membrane disease amongst triplets
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:23-7. 2005
    ..85; 95% CI = 0.39-1.86), and extremely low birth weight (OR = 0.69; 95% CI = 0.30-1.58). In conclusion, among triplet neonates, smoking during pregnancy was not associated with respiratory distress syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perinatal mortality associated with abruptio placenta in singletons and multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:198-203. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the association among plurality (number of fetuses per pregnancy), abruptio placenta, and perinatal mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Survival of "pre-viable" infants in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:324-32. 2005
    ..We investigated temporal trend in survival of pre-viable (200-499 g) fetuses over the previous decade, and estimated future survival rates based on previous and current survival thresholds...
  18. ncbi request reprint Advanced maternal age and fetal growth inhibition in triplets
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:319-26. 2005
    ..To determine whether advanced maternal age is associated withfetal growth inhibition in triplets...
  19. ncbi request reprint Perinatal mortality in the normal siblings of anomalous triplets
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1419-23. 2005
    ..To estimate the risk of survival of unaffected cofetuses of anomalous triplets...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stillbirth and infant mortality among Hispanic singletons, twins, and triplets in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:789-96. 2005
    ..We estimate the impact of increasing fetal number on fetal and infant mortality among Hispanic mothers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele, advanced maternal age, and fetal morbidity outcomes
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 135:161-5. 2005
    ..00; 95% CI=0.44-2.27). Thus, advanced maternal age does not appear to be a risk factor for fetal morbidity outcomes among omphalocele-affected fetuses. This information is potentially useful in counseling affected parents...
  22. ncbi request reprint The association of parity with mortality outcomes among triplets
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:784-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of parity with stillbirth and neonatal and infant death among triplets...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prune belly syndrome and associated malformations. A 13-year experience from a developing country
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    West Indian Med J 52:281-4. 2003
    ..In conclusion, Cameroonian babies with prune belly syndrome presented with clinical features that were comparable to those observed in developed nations...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of advanced maternal age (> or = 40 years) on birth outcomes among triplets: a population study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:132-7. 2005
    ..The objective was to determine the impact of advanced maternal age on the birth outcomes of triplet gestations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis among foreign-born children in the state of Florida, 1993-1999: a re-emergence phase after a sustained decline?
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:641-7. 2003
    ..To determine the temporal trend of tuberculosis disease among foreign-born children in the State of Florida...
  26. ncbi request reprint Placenta previa: neonatal death after live births in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 320 Ryals Building, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1305-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe neonatal mortality rates among live births that were complicated by placenta previa in the United States...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sperm retrieval in infertile males: comparison between testicular sperm extraction and testicular sperm aspiration techniques
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:370-9. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Childbearing beyond maternal age 50 and fetal outcomes in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1006-14. 2003
    ..To estimate whether achieving pregnancy beyond maternal age of 50 years compromises fetal well-being and survival...
  29. ncbi request reprint Infant mortality among twins born to teenagers in the United States. Black-white disparity
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:257-67. 2003
    ..To determine the magnitude of the disparity in infant mortality between twins born to black and white teenagers in the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Potentially preventable excess mortality among higher-order multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:679-84. 2003
    ..To estimate the level of potentially preventable excess mortality achievable by avoiding the creation of higher-order multiple gestation with assisted reproductive technologies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Levels of excess infant deaths attributable to maternal smoking during pregnancy in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:219-27. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastrochisis
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:489-92. 2002
    ..20%). All the three cases of chromosomal anomalies were detected in omphalocele fetuses with an intracorporeal liver. Perinatal mortality was higher, albeit nonsignificantly, among fetuses with omphalocele...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early mortality among triplets in the United States: black-white disparity
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:477-84. 2004
    ..In this study, we sought to estimate the black-white gap in early mortality among triplets...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of advanced maternal age on early mortality among quadruplets and quintuplets
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:383-8. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether advanced maternal age has an impact on survival among quadruplets and quintuplets...
  35. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastroschisis in the State of New York, 1992-1999
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:630-6. 2003
    ..This study examines the trend and risk factors for both conditions among live births in New York State...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal anaemia on birth outcomes of teen twin pregnancies: a comparative analysis with mature young mothers
    M Nicole Shumpert
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:16-21. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Premature rupture of membranes and early mortality among triplets in the United States
    Sibylle Kristensen
    Division of Geographic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:36-42. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) and early mortality among triplets in the United States...
  38. ncbi request reprint High parity and fetal morbidity outcomes
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology and Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1045-51. 2005
    ..We investigated the association between high parity and fetal morbidity outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint In utero nicotine exposure and fetal growth inhibition among twins
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:421-7. 2005
    ..13 to 1.23), and small for gestational age (OR, 1.91; 95% CI, 1.84 to 1.98). In conclusion, prenatal smoking significantly inhibits fetal growth among twins, and small for gestational age appeared more affected than shortened gestation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Early mortality in twin pregnancies complicated by premature rupture of membranes in the United States
    Sibylle Kristensen
    Division of Geographic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:233-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that PROM is associated with an increased level of early mortality among twins...
  41. ncbi request reprint Survival of triplets who are born to teen mothers in the United States
    Monica R Alexander
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:2097-102. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis, low maternal age, and fetal morbidity outcomes
    Donath Emusu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:649-54. 2005
    ..To determine if the risk for fetal growth inhibition among gastroschisis-afflicted fetuses is heightened among younger gravidas (teen mothers)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Birth weight discordance in multiple gestations: occurrence and outcomes
    S Bagchi
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:291-6. 2006
    ..The magnitude of the effect is greater when one or both of the discordant twins are concomitantly small for gestational age...
  44. ncbi request reprint Extreme obesity and risk of stillbirth among black and white gravidas
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:552-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the risk for stillbirth among three generally accepted obesity subtypes based on severity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Eagle-Barrett syndrome: occurrence and outcomes
    M H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    East Afr Med J 80:595-7. 2003
    ..To examine the occurence and outcomes of African babies born with features of Eagle-Barret syndrome at a tertiary health centre...
  46. ncbi request reprint Stillbirths and infant deaths associated with maternal smoking among mothers aged > or =40 years: a population study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 21:121-9. 2004
    ..0001). In conclusion, the relationship between maternal smoking and pregnancy outcomes is modified by the age of the mother...
  47. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in mortality among infants with Dandy-Walker syndrome
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:456-61. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the contribution of a congenitally acquired central nervous system lesion, Dandy-Walker Syndrome (DWS), to black-white disparity in infant mortality...
  48. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in fetal growth inhibition among singletons and multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA hsalihu uab edu
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:467-74. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the magnitude of black-white gap in intrauterine fetal growth inhibition among singletons and multiples...
  49. ncbi request reprint The impact of maternal mortality interventions using traditional birth attendants and village midwives
    Alison M Ray
    Department of International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:5-11. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that TBAs and village midwives contribute to positive programme outcomes. Further investigation is needed to determine the nature of their contribution within larger programmes...
  50. ncbi request reprint The relationship between paternal age and early mortality of triplets in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 21:99-107. 2004
    ..Our findings demonstrate a "shifting phenomenon" whereby a higher level of intrauterine demise was compensated by a higher rate of extrauterine survival among triplets born to older fathers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and birth outcomes: a systematic review
    Angie Boy
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:159-64. 2004
    ..Accordingly, we undertook this systematic review of the literature to examine the evidence on the association between physical and emotional abuse and pregnancy outcomes...
  52. ncbi request reprint The contribution of birth weight and birth characteristics to developmental outcome
    Russell S Kirby
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:227-9. 2005
  53. pmc Trends in birth across high-parity groups by race/ethnicity and maternal age
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CHSB 19 Rm 403 Box 3, 933 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:799-804. 2005
    ..It is unclear whether trends in the proportion of births to parous women in the United States have changed over the decades by race and ethnicity, reflecting parallel changes in population demographics...
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of anomalous triplets on morbidity outcomes of normal in utero siblings
    Alan T N Tita
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1352-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of number of anomalous fetuses on the prevalence of very preterm births (< 32 weeks), very low birth weight (< 1,500 g), and small for gestational age (SGA) infants among their normal cotriplets...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of postpartum health services in rural Uganda: knowledge, attitudes, and barriers
    Sarah K Nabukera
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ryals Buliding, 1665 University Blvd, Suite 440, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Community Health 31:84-93. 2006
    ..The training of providers at all levels is essential, in addition to educating families on the importance of postpartum care services...
  56. ncbi request reprint First-time births among women 30 years and older in the United States: patterns and risk of adverse outcomes
    Sarah Nabukera
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:676-82. 2006
    ..To update the trends in initiation of childbirth by age of the mother, describing the characteristics of women having their first child at age 30 or above, and to determine the risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes for this group of women...
  57. ncbi request reprint Parity effect on preterm birth and growth outcomes among infants with isolated omphalocele
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 128:91-6. 2006
    ..To assess the association between parity and fetal morbidity outcomes among omphalocele-affected fetuses...
  58. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth risk curves: defining levels of fetal growth restriction by neonatal death risk
    Sheree L Boulet
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1571-7. 2006
    ..We developed a fetal growth risk curve that delineates the birth weight values for gestational age that reflect a 2-, 2.5-, and 3-fold neonatal death risk relative to infants with normal fetal growth...
  59. ncbi request reprint SGA subtypes and mortality risk among singleton births
    Sibylle Kristensen
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Early Hum Dev 83:99-105. 2007
    ..To determine whether early mortality (first year of life) risks among small for gestational age (SGA) neonates were similar regardless of SGA subtype based on three chronological classifications (term, preterm and post-term)...
  60. doi request reprint Racial disparities in perinatal outcomes and pregnancy spacing among women delaying initiation of childbearing
    Sarah K Nabukera
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:81-9. 2009
    ..As more women in the US are delaying initiation of childbearing, it is important to examine racial disparities in reproductive health outcomes for this subgroup of women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Impact of advanced maternal age on neonatal survival of twin small-for-gestational-age subtypes
    Sibylle Kristensen
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 33:259-65. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint High parity and adverse birth outcomes: exploring the maze
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Birth 32:45-59. 2005
    ..We critically evaluate the evidence for and against the existence of adverse maternal and/or fetal outcomes in high parity women...
  63. ncbi request reprint Extreme parity and the risk of stillbirth
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology and Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:446-53. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between extreme parity and risk for stillbirth in the United States...
  64. doi request reprint Interpregnancy interval and subsequent perinatal outcomes among women delaying initiation of childbearing
    Sarah K Nabukera
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:941-7. 2008
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and birth outcomes of macrosomic infants
    S L Boulet
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:622-9. 2004
    ..Consequently, an optimal management strategy has yet to be defined...
  66. ncbi request reprint Very low maternal age (10-14 years) and stillbirth phenotypes
    Puza P Sharma
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:19-20. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Macrosomic births in the united states: determinants, outcomes, and proposed grades of risk
    Sheree L Boulet
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3230 A Ryals Building, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1372-8. 2003
    ..We describe maternal risk factors for macrosomia and assess birth weight categories to determine predictive thresholds of adverse outcomes...
  68. doi request reprint Pregnancy spacing among women delaying initiation of childbearing
    Sarah K Nabukera
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:677-84. 2009
    ..An increasing proportion of women in the US and other countries delay initiation of childbearing until their thirties. Little is known about their subsequent pregnancies, particularly with regard to pregnancy spacing...
  69. ncbi request reprint Stillbirth recurrence in a population of relatively low-risk mothers
    Puza P Sharma
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:24-30. 2007
    ..2, [95% CI 4.5, 33.3]) than antepartum (HR 4.2, [95% CI 2.3, 7.7]) stillbirths. Among relatively low-risk women, history of stillbirth was associated with increased recurrence, with substantial heterogeneity by timing of stillbirth...
  70. ncbi request reprint Predictors of HIV seropositivity following intrapartum voluntary counseling and testing among Rwandan women
    H M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 23:632-6. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Is race a determinant of stillbirth recurrence?
    Puza P Sharma
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:391-7. 2006
    ..It is also uncertain whether race is a determinant of stillbirth recurrence given that the risk of stillbirth varies across racial and ethnic populations...
  72. ncbi request reprint Influence of knowledge and attitudes on exclusive breastfeeding practice among rural Jamaican mothers
    Leia M Chatman
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Birth 31:265-71. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to gather information about factors that influence exclusive breastfeeding and its duration...
  73. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV disease: two decades of a dual epidemic
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:685-97. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with reported sputum culture conversion in the era of re-emergent Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the State of North Carolina, 1993-1998
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1070-6. 2003
    ..To determine predictors of sputum culture conversion among patients undergoing treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis...
  75. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and sputum-culture conversion in patients diagnosed with Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a population-based study
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:340-6. 2003
    ..To estimate the effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection on treatment outcome of anti-tuberculosis therapy at the population level...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and the survival of macrosomic infants in the United States, 1995-1999
    Sheree L Boulet
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth 33:278-83. 2006
    ..The objective of this investigation was to assess the risk of neonatal death among macrosomic infants delivered vaginally compared with those delivered by cesarean section...
  77. ncbi request reprint Significant paternal contribution to the risk of small for gestational age
    Delphine Jaquet
    INSERM U 457, Hopital Robert Debre, 75019 Paris, France
    BJOG 112:153-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate both maternal and paternal contributions in the familial aggregation of small for gestational age...
  78. doi request reprint Dandy-Walker syndrome, associated anomalies and survival through infancy: a population-based study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:155-60. 2008
    ..To assess infant mortality patterns associated with Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS) and the impact of concomitant anomalies...
  79. ncbi request reprint Obesity subtypes and risk of spontaneous versus medically indicated preterm births in singletons and twins
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:13-20. 2008
    ..Similar findings were observed in twins. These data suggest that obesity increases the risk for medically indicated but not spontaneous preterm birth in both singletons and twins...
  80. doi request reprint AGA-primed uteri compared with SGA-primed uteri and the success of subsequent in utero fetal programming
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa Florida, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:935-43. 2008
    ..To assess whether risk for early mortality is increased with recurrent small for gestational age (SGA) compared with nonrecurrent SGA...
  81. ncbi request reprint The paradox of obstetric "near misses": converting maternal mortality into morbidity
    Ronee E Wilson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 52:121-7. 2007
    ..To systematically review evidence of obstetric near-misses and their consequences...
  82. ncbi request reprint Risk of infant mortality among twins in relation to placental abruption: contributions of preterm birth and restricted fetal growth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ 18907, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:524-31. 2005
    ..The association between fetal growth and abruption is strongest among the severely growth-restricted babies, suggesting that the origins of placental abruption may develop in early pregnancy...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prenatal smoking and risk of intrapartum stillbirth
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 62:87-92. 2007
    ..7 [95% confidence interval = 1.4-2.0]). Our findings underscore the need for increased smoking-cessation education efforts targeted toward pregnant women...
  84. doi request reprint Prenatal tobacco use and risk of stillbirth: a case-control and bidirectional case-crossover study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:159-66. 2008
    ..20, 95% CI 1.03-1.39). In conclusion, we found prenatal smoking to be a risk factor for stillbirth even after minimizing the influence of known and unknown sources of confounding as well as changes in temporal trend in prenatal smoking...
  85. ncbi request reprint Previous cesarean delivery and risks of placenta previa and placental abruption
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:771-8. 2006
    ..To examine the association between cesarean delivery and previa and abruption in subsequent pregnancies...
  86. ncbi request reprint Is small for gestational age a marker of future fetal survival in utero?
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:851-6. 2006
    ..We sought to assess whether small for gestational age is a risk factor for stillbirth of a subsequent sibling...
  87. ncbi request reprint Twinning and risk of stillbirth subtypes in pediatric mothers
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:673-6. 2006
    ..3). Pediatric motherhood is a risk factor for stillbirth in twin gestation, especially, preterm and preterm-SGA stillbirth phenotypes. Prevention of stillbirth among this category of mothers should target the period preceding full term...
  88. ncbi request reprint A method for quantifying birthweight discordance in quadruplets and potential use in predicting early mortality
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jeresy 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Perinatol 23:223-8. 2006
    ..The new method is predictive of mortality at all stages of infancy. Discordance accounts for 18 to 46% of all quadruplet deaths during infancy in the United States...