Muktar H Aliyu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Project among African-Americans to explore risks for schizophrenia (PAARTNERS): recruitment and assessment methods
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, and Duke University Medical Center John Umstead Hospital, Butner, NC, United States
    Schizophr Res 87:32-44. 2006
  2. pmc Perception and beliefs about mental illness among adults in Karfi village, northern Nigeria
    Mohammed Kabir
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria and Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 4:3. 2004
  3. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
  4. pmc Determinants for hospitalization in " low-risk" community acquired pneumonia
    Zakari Y Aliyu
    Department of Medicine, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21229, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 3:11. 2003
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Project among African-Americans to explore risks for schizophrenia (PAARTNERS): recruitment and assessment methods
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, and Duke University Medical Center John Umstead Hospital, Butner, NC, United States
    Schizophr Res 87:32-44. 2006
    ..This novel integration of diagnostic, neurocognitive and genetic data will also generate valuable information for future phenotypic and genetic studies of schizophrenia...
  2. pmc Perception and beliefs about mental illness among adults in Karfi village, northern Nigeria
    Mohammed Kabir
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria and Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 4:3. 2004
    ..A better understanding of mental disorders among the public would allay fear and mistrust about mentally ill persons in the community as well as lessen stigmatization towards such persons...
  3. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
    ..We determined whether age-related loss in FFM and fat free mass index (FFMI) vary by gender and or ethnicity, using representative data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
  4. pmc Determinants for hospitalization in " low-risk" community acquired pneumonia
    Zakari Y Aliyu
    Department of Medicine, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21229, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 3:11. 2003
    ..These patients are generally below the age of fifty years, non-nursing home residents, HIV negative and have no major cardiac, hepatic, renal or malignant diseases...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Male circumcision and HIV risk behavior among university students in northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    Am J Mens Health 7:94-101. 2013
    ..Public health programs should seize the opportunity offered by high MC acceptance rates to integrate safe medical MC services into existing HIV/AIDS prevention initiatives...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Menstrual patterns and gynecologic morbidity among university students in Kano, Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:401-6. 2012
    ..To examine menstrual patterns and effects of menstrual disorders on social and academic lives of undergraduate students in Kano, Nigeria...
  17. pmc Project among African-Americans to explore risks for schizophrenia (PAARTNERS): evidence for impairment and heritability of neurocognitive functioning in families of schizophrenia patients
    Monica E Calkins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:459-72. 2010
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  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Birth preparedness, complication readiness and fathers' participation in maternity care in a northern Nigerian community
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:21-32. 2010
    ..There is a need to increase involvement of men in their partner's maternity care through peer-led, culturally-sensitive community education and appropriate health system reforms...
  23. doi request reprint Sexual and reproductive health communication between mothers and their adolescent daughters in northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
    Health Care Women Int 33:138-52. 2012
    ..Mothers in northern Nigeria need to be empowered with knowledge and skills to improve the scope and quality of home-based RH education...
  24. doi request reprint Phenotypes of intimate partner violence among women experiencing infertility in Kano, Northwest Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria Public Health Section, School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 133:32-6. 2016
    ..To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV) among women attending a large urban fertility clinic in Kano, Nigeria...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of gender-based violence among female university students in Northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 15:111-9. 2011
    ..GBV awareness creation programs, legal protection and implementation of an effective redress mechanism are recommended to curb this menace...
  26. ncbi request reprint Post diagnosis reaction, perceived stigma and sexual behaviour of HIV/AIDS patients attending Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Department of Community Medicine, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 20:135-43. 2011
    ..We investigated post-diagnosis reactions, disclosure, perceived stigmatization and sexual behaviour of PLWHAs in northern Nigeria...
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlates of fertility intentions among HIV/AIDS patients in northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Department of Community Medicine, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:71-83. 2009
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  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for domestic violence among pregnant women in northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    J Interpers Violence 28:868-83. 2013
    ..There is a need for preventive, protective, and redress mechanisms to guard against domestic violence in Nigeria...
  30. 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
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  31. 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
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  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and attitude towards voluntary counseling and testing among adults
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1917-22. 2006
    ..This study assessed knowledge of HIV/AIDS and attitude towards VCT among adults in a rural community in northern Nigeria...
  36. pmc Adherence to intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in urban Kano, northern Nigeria
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    Pathog Glob Health 106:323-9. 2012
    ..03 (1.13–3.26)]. There is a need for strengthening health systems and addressing cultural factors that impede efforts at expanding coverage of malaria prevention strategies in Nigeria...
  37. doi request reprint Correlates of Female-Perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence in Kano, Northern Nigeria
    Taiwo G Amole
    Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    J Interpers Violence 31:2240-54. 2016
    ..In conclusion, female-perpetrated IPV is prevalent in northern Nigeria. Addressing IPV will require comprehensive violence prevention measures, including counseling and support for victims and exposed children. ..
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Female genital tuberculosis: a global review
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 49:123-36. 2004
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  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. pmc Predictors of hospital admissions in the elderly: analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study on Aging
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Medicine, Section Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:1158-67. 2003
    ..90, 95%CI 1.44-5.82). Future identification of predictors of hospital admissions in the elderly may help characterize those at risk and perhaps allow for focused and timely intervention...
  43. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the risk of early stillbirth among singletons
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    Alcohol 42:369-74. 2008
    ..These findings underscore the need to reinforce current counseling strategies toward pregnant women and women who intend to conceive on the detrimental effects of alcohol use in pregnancy...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint The risk of intrapartum stillbirth among smokers of advanced maternal age
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:39-45. 2008
    ..We therefore set out to determine the impact of advanced maternal age (> or =35 years) on the association between smoking during pregnancy and intrapartum stillbirth by employing retrospective analysis of birth registry data...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  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. pmc African-American community attitudes and perceptions toward schizophrenia and medical research: an exploratory study
    Lynnae A Hamilton
    Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:18-27. 2006
    ..Using focus groups, we set out to explore the attitudes and views of African Americans with regard to schizophrenia and medical research...