Rahul Malhotra

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of risk factors for first trimester miscarriage in Asian women with threatened miscarriage
    Leong Jin Kouk
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857
    Singapore Med J 54:425-31. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Variation in the Gender Gap in Inactive and Active Life Expectancy by the Definition of Inactivity Among Older Adults
    Rahul Malhotra
    Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore
    J Aging Health 28:1279-98. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Normative Values of Hand Grip Strength for Elderly Singaporeans Aged 60 to 89 Years: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Rahul Malhotra
    Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke National University of Singapore Medical School, Singapore, Singapore Health Systems and Services Research, Duke National University of Singapore Medical School, Singapore, Singapore Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:864.e1-7. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Short-Term Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivors and Their Family Caregivers
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 25:172-81. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Older person behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPS) and functional limitations mediate the association between older person cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms in the caregiver
    Rahul Malhotra
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:269-77. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Life-course socioeconomic status and obesity among older Singaporean Chinese men and women
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:117-27. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of clinically significant depressive symptoms among elderly people in Sri Lanka: findings from a national survey
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:227-36. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in the elderly population of Singapore
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Hypertens Res 33:1223-31. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Gender, educational and ethnic differences in active life expectancy among older Singaporeans
    Angelique Chan
    Health Services and Systems Research HSSR, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 16:466-73. 2016
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates and perceived causes of limitations in activities of daily living among older Singaporeans
    Chetna Malhotra
    Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:56-61. 2012

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of risk factors for first trimester miscarriage in Asian women with threatened miscarriage
    Leong Jin Kouk
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857
    Singapore Med J 54:425-31. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to assess the demographic, socioeconomic, medical and lifestyle factors associated with the progression of a threatened miscarriage to a complete miscarriage in the first trimester...
  2. doi request reprint Variation in the Gender Gap in Inactive and Active Life Expectancy by the Definition of Inactivity Among Older Adults
    Rahul Malhotra
    Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore
    J Aging Health 28:1279-98. 2016
    ..To assess variation in gender gap (female-male) in inactive life expectancy (IALE) and active life expectancy (ALE) by definition of inactivity...
  3. doi request reprint Normative Values of Hand Grip Strength for Elderly Singaporeans Aged 60 to 89 Years: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Rahul Malhotra
    Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke National University of Singapore Medical School, Singapore, Singapore Health Systems and Services Research, Duke National University of Singapore Medical School, Singapore, Singapore Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:864.e1-7. 2016
    ..What are normative values for hand grip strength (HGS) for elderly Singaporeans? Which elderly characteristics influence the normative values of HGS for elderly Singaporeans?..
  4. doi request reprint Short-Term Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivors and Their Family Caregivers
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 25:172-81. 2016
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  5. doi request reprint Older person behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPS) and functional limitations mediate the association between older person cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms in the caregiver
    Rahul Malhotra
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:269-77. 2014
    ..Spouse as well as adult child caregivers benefit. ..
  6. doi request reprint Life-course socioeconomic status and obesity among older Singaporean Chinese men and women
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:117-27. 2013
    ..To elucidate the association between life-course socioeconomic status (SES) and obesity among older (aged 60 and older) Singaporean Chinese men and women...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of clinically significant depressive symptoms among elderly people in Sri Lanka: findings from a national survey
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:227-36. 2010
    ..The present study utilizes data from a national aging survey to document the prevalence and correlates of clinically significant depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly Sri Lankans (aged > or =60 years)...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in the elderly population of Singapore
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Hypertens Res 33:1223-31. 2010
    ..Primary and secondary prevention efforts targeting the elderly and their primary health-care providers are called for, as are regular data collection efforts based on representative samples...
  9. doi request reprint Gender, educational and ethnic differences in active life expectancy among older Singaporeans
    Angelique Chan
    Health Services and Systems Research HSSR, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 16:466-73. 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to compute total life expectancy (TLE), active life expectancy (ALE) and inactive life expectancy among older Singaporeans by gender, education and ethnicity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates and perceived causes of limitations in activities of daily living among older Singaporeans
    Chetna Malhotra
    Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:56-61. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Does support from foreign domestic workers decrease the negative impact of informal caregiving? Results from Singapore survey on informal caregiving
    Truls Østbye
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:609-21. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment scale among primary informal caregivers for older persons in Singapore
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Aging Ment Health 16:1004-15. 2012
    ..With the suggested modifications, it is suitable for assessing negative and positive effects of caregiving among informal caregivers of older persons with activity limitations in Singapore...
  13. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms among informal caregivers of older adults: insights from the Singapore Survey on Informal Caregiving
    Chetna Malhotra
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1335-46. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Health impacts of caregiving for older adults with functional limitations: results from the Singapore survey on informal caregiving
    Angelique Chan
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Aging Health 25:998-1012. 2013
    ..To estimate the health impact, in terms of depression, self-rated health, and health services utilization, of providing care to older adults (75+) requiring human assistance in at least one activity of daily living (ADL) limitation...
  15. doi request reprint Body mass trajectories through midlife among adults with class I obesity
    Eric A Finkelstein
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:547-553.e1. 2013
    ..Little is known about the body mass trajectories for adults with class I obesity. Our objective was to map the body mass trajectories through midlife for young adults with class I obesity in the United States...
  16. pmc Simulating the impact of long-term care policy on family eldercare hours
    John P Ansah
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Health Services and Systems Research Program, Singapore 169857
    Health Serv Res 48:773-91. 2013
    ..To understand the effect of current and future long-term care (LTC) policies on family eldercare hours for older adults (60 years of age and older) in Singapore...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Short Form 36 Health Surveys (SF-36) among patients with spondyloarthritis in Singapore
    Yu Heng Kwan
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    Rheumatol Int 36:1759-1765. 2016
    ..8-12.5 when compared to the general population at p < 0.001. This study supports the SF-36 as a valid and reliable measure of HrQoL for use in patients with SpA at a single time point...
  18. pmc Projecting the effects of long-term care policy on the labor market participation of primary informal family caregivers of elderly with disability: insights from a dynamic simulation model
    John P Ansah
    Signature Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore, 169857, Singapore
    BMC Geriatr 16:69. 2016
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  19. doi request reprint Young adult weight trajectories through midlife by body mass category
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Singapore
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1923-34. 2013
    ..To estimate the expected weight gain through midlife for those in a given BMI category in young adulthood...
  20. doi request reprint Variation in and correlates of body mass status of older singaporean men and women: results from a national survey
    Truls Ostbye
    Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:48-62. 2013
    ..It is important to address high-risk BMI among them, with elderly of minority ethnic groups, especially females, being a priority...
  21. doi request reprint Association of received social support with depressive symptoms among older males and females in Singapore: Is personal mastery an inconsistent mediator?
    Shannon Ang
    Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 153:165-73. 2016
    ..In addition, less is known about structural factors such as gender that may alter this relationship...
  22. doi request reprint Self reported pain severity among multiethnic older Singaporeans: does adjusting for reporting heterogeneity matter?
    Angelique Chan
    Department of Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, 169857 Singapore
    Eur J Pain 15:1094-9. 2011
    ..We propose that pain management may be improved if medical professionals take into account reporting heterogeneity for pain severity among various population sub-groups in Singapore...
  23. doi request reprint Living arrangements, social networks and depressive symptoms among older men and women in Singapore
    Angelique Chan
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:630-9. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint Determining optimal gestational weight gain in a multiethnic Asian population
    Tat Xin Ee
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 40:1002-8. 2014
    ..To define the optimal gestational weight gain (GWG) for the multiethnic Singaporean population...
  25. doi request reprint Risk factors and midwife-reported reasons for episiotomy in women undergoing normal vaginal delivery
    Lin Chieh Wu
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road Singapore, Singapore, 169857, Singapore
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 288:1249-56. 2013
    ..We assess risk factors and midwife-reported reasons for episiotomy among women undergoing normal vaginal deliveries (NVDs) conducted by midwives and ascertain the association between episiotomy and degree of perineal tear...
  26. doi request reprint Good end-of-life care: perspectives of middle-aged and older Singaporeans
    Chetna Malhotra
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:252-63. 2012
    ..Understanding preferences for end-of-life care is important for planning and improving services that provide such care. However, little is known about the perspective of Singaporeans regarding good end-of-life care...
  27. doi request reprint Thirteen dimensions of health in elderly Sri Lankans: results from a National Sri Lanka Aging Survey
    Truls Ostbye
    Health Services Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1376-87. 2009
    ..To explore age and sex differences in distribution of 13 health dimensions with a focus on self-rated health (SRH) and the association between SRH and other health dimensions in elderly Sri Lankans...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors and adverse outcomes of inadequate or excessive gestational weight gain in an Asian population
    Huishan Koh
    Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 39:905-13. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Presence of and correction for interviewer error on an instrument assessing cognitive function of older adults
    Rahul Malhotra
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 15:372-80. 2015
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  30. pmc Short-term trajectories of use of a caloric-monitoring mobile phone app among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a primary care setting
    Glenn Goh
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    J Med Internet Res 17:e33. 2015
    ..The Health Promotion Board of Singapore has created a caloric-monitoring mobile health app, the "interactive Diet and Activity Tracker" (iDAT)...
  31. pmc Projection of young-old and old-old with functional disability: does accounting for the changing educational composition of the elderly population make a difference?
    John P Ansah
    Signature Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126471. 2015
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  32. doi request reprint What factors influence midwives' decision to perform or avoid episiotomies? A focus group study
    Lin Chieh Wu
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore
    Midwifery 29:943-9. 2013
    ..to explore midwives' reasons for performing or avoiding episiotomies and motivation to change episiotomy practice in a large tertiary maternity hospital...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health issues of female foreign domestic workers: a systematic review of the scientific and gray literature
    Rahul Malhotra
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore 169857
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:261-77. 2013
    ..Although the number of female foreign domestic workers (FDWs) is increasing worldwide, little is known about their health issues...
  34. doi request reprint Implications of long-term care capacity response policies for an aging population: a simulation analysis
    John P Ansah
    Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore Electronic address
    Health Policy 116:105-13. 2014
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  35. doi request reprint The effect of body mass on health-related quality of life among Singaporean adolescents: results from the SCORM study
    Truls Østbye
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 19:167-76. 2010
    ..Variation in this relationship by age, gender and ethnicity, and association of HRQOL with change in body mass over time and with demographic, socioeconomic and health variables were also assessed...
  36. doi request reprint Validity and Reliability of the Positive Aspects of Caregiving (PAC) Scale and Development of Its Shorter Version (S-PAC) Among Family Caregivers of Older Adults
    Jeffrey Yong Ming Siow
    Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore
    Gerontologist . 2017
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Maternal autonomy and child health care utilization in India: results from the National Family Health Survey
    Chetna Malhotra
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 26:401-13. 2014
    ..The findings show that improvement in autonomy of Indian mothers, especially their freedom of movement, may help improve utilization of health care for their children. ..
  38. doi request reprint Association of impairments of older persons with caregiver burden among family caregivers: Findings from rural South India
    Shweta Ajay
    Centre for Ageing Research and Education CARE, Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 68:143-148. 2017
    ..Based on the stress process model, we assessed the association of type and number of impairments of older persons (∼primary stressors) with caregiver burden among their family caregivers in rural South India...
  39. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Health Assessment Questionnaire among patients with spondyloarthritis in Singapore
    Yu Heng Kwan
    Program in Health Systems and Services Research, Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis . 2016
    ..Few studies have assessed its psychometric properties in patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA). We therefore aimed to assess the reliability and validity of the HAQ in patients with SpA in Singapore...
  40. doi request reprint A cluster randomized controlled trial of an incentive-based outdoor physical activity program
    Eric A Finkelstein
    Health Services and Systems Research, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Pediatr 163:167-72.e1. 2013
    ..To evaluate an incentive-based physical activity intervention to increase physical activity and fitness among children in a 9-month cluster randomized controlled trial...