Saba W Masho

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Body Mass Index, Weight Gain, and Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA Virginia Commonwealth University Institute of Women s Health, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 29:763-71. 2016
  2. pmc Outcomes, Data, and Indicators of Violence at the Community Level
    Saba W Masho
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298, USA
    J Prim Prev 37:121-39. 2016
  3. doi Role of Marital Status in the Association between Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Breastfeeding Duration
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 26:468-75. 2016
  4. pmc Review of tenofovir-emtricitabine
    Saba Woldemichael Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:1097-104. 2007
  5. pmc Using surveillance data to inform community action: the effect of alcohol sale restrictions on intentional injury-related ambulance pickups
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Clark Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
    Prev Sci 15:22-30. 2014
  6. pmc Least explored factors associated with prenatal smoking
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, VCU Institute of Women s Health, VCU Center on Health Disparities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1167-74. 2013
  7. ncbi Sexual assault in Virginia: A population-based study
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:157-66. 2005
  8. pmc Does maternal birth outcome differentially influence the occurrence of infant death among African Americans and European Americans?
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1000 East Clay Street, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1249-56. 2011
  9. doi Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:232-5. 2009
  10. doi Help-seeking behaviors of men sexual assault survivors
    Saba W Masho
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0212, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:237-42. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi Body Mass Index, Weight Gain, and Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA Virginia Commonwealth University Institute of Women s Health, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 29:763-71. 2016
    ..This study examines the interrelationship between gestational weight gain, pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), race/ethnicity, and their association with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy (HDP)...
  2. pmc Outcomes, Data, and Indicators of Violence at the Community Level
    Saba W Masho
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298, USA
    J Prim Prev 37:121-39. 2016
    ..Public health professionals should utilize local surveillance data to monitor and describe youth violence in the community. Further, the data can be used to evaluate the impact of interventions in improving community-level outcomes. ..
  3. doi Role of Marital Status in the Association between Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Breastfeeding Duration
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 26:468-75. 2016
    ..Given the rising prevalence of obesity and births to unmarried women, this study explores if the association between prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and breastfeeding duration differs by marital status...
  4. pmc Review of tenofovir-emtricitabine
    Saba Woldemichael Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:1097-104. 2007
    ..Caution must be exercised in patients with renal insufficiency, or when the drug is used with certain other drugs. This manuscript reviews the use of TDF-FTC in the treatment of HIV...
  5. pmc Using surveillance data to inform community action: the effect of alcohol sale restrictions on intentional injury-related ambulance pickups
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Clark Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
    Prev Sci 15:22-30. 2014
    ..It also demonstrates the potential impact of restricting inexpensive, single-serve alcoholic beverages on rates of violence. ..
  6. pmc Least explored factors associated with prenatal smoking
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, VCU Institute of Women s Health, VCU Center on Health Disparities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1167-74. 2013
    ..Social service providers such as WIC and prisons and jails may offer a unique opportunity for education and cessation interventions during the preconception or interconception period. ..
  7. ncbi Sexual assault in Virginia: A population-based study
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:157-66. 2005
    ..As in many states, the magnitude of sexual assault in Virginia is not known. This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and determine the correlates of sexual assault among women in Virginia...
  8. pmc Does maternal birth outcome differentially influence the occurrence of infant death among African Americans and European Americans?
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1000 East Clay Street, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1249-56. 2011
    ..However, a strong association was observed among Blacks. Maternal birth outcomes may be an important indicator for infant mortality. Future longitudinal studies are needed to understand the underlying cause of these associations...
  9. doi Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:232-5. 2009
    ..To examine the factors influencing the opinions of women about whether female genital mutilation (FGM) should continue in Ethiopia...
  10. doi Help-seeking behaviors of men sexual assault survivors
    Saba W Masho
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0212, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:237-42. 2010
    ..Victims with physical injury or threat were more likely to seek help. Further study should investigate barriers for help-seeking practices. Efforts should be made to reach men with a history of sexual assault...
  11. ncbi Sexual assault in men: a population-based study of Virginia
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Violence Vict 24:98-110. 2009
    ..It is also evident that victimized men were more likely to be depressed and ideate suicide and yet did not seek health services. Efforts should be made to reach men with a history of sexual assault...
  12. ncbi Age at sexual assault and posttraumatic stress disorder among women: prevalence, correlates, and implications for prevention
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0212, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:262-71. 2007
    ..Although several studies have investigated the association between history of sexual assault and PTSD, studies on the impact of age at first sexual assault on PTSD are limited...
  13. ncbi Obesity as a risk factor for premenstrual syndrome
    Saba Woldemichael Masho
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0212, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:33-9. 2005
    ..To determine the association between obesity and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)...
  14. doi The Impact of Prior Poor Birth Outcomes on Smoking Behavior on Subsequent Pregnancies: Analysis of the National PRAMS Data
    Sara B Varner
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:583-92. 2016
    ..The present study seeks to determine whether a previous preterm or low birth weight delivery impacts maternal smoking during the subsequent pregnancy...
  15. doi Problematic situations associated with dating experiences and relationships among urban African American adolescents: a qualitative study
    Terri N Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:365-78. 2010
    ..Identification of these problem situation themes has important implications for developing and evaluating prevention efforts designed to foster healthy adolescent dating relationships...
  16. doi Contraceptive insurance mandates and consistent contraceptive use among privately insured women
    Brianna M Magnusson
    Department of Health Science, College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Med Care 50:562-8. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the association of state-level insurance mandates and consistent contraceptive use among privately insured women aged 15-44...
  17. doi Do African American men have lower survival from prostate cancer compared with White men? A meta-analysis
    Gayathri Sridhar
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:189-206. 2010
    ..31, p = .209) and adjusted studies (HR = 1.15, 95% CI = 0.95-1.41, p = .157). This meta-analysis concludes that there are no racial differences in the overall and prostate cancer-specific survival between African American and White men...
  18. doi Adolescent and sexual history factors influencing reproductive control among women aged 18-44
    Brianna M Magnusson
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Sex Health 8:95-101. 2011
    ..Reproductive control refers to the ability of a man or woman to control his or her own reproduction. Unintended pregnancy is a commonly used proxy measure for reproductive control...
  19. doi Discordant pregnancy intentions in couples and rapid repeat pregnancy
    Susan Cha
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:494.e1-12. 2016
    ..Rapid repeat pregnancy (RRP) is a major problem in the United States. Few studies have explored the influence of partner agreement on pregnancy intention and RRP...
  20. pmc Early age at first intercourse and subsequent gaps in contraceptive use
    Brianna M Magnusson
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:73-9. 2012
    ..This study examines the relationship between the age at first intercourse and subsequent contraceptive gaps...
  21. doi Age of Sexual Debut and Physical Dating Violence Victimization: Sex Differences Among US High School Students
    Timothy O Ihongbe
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 East Main Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, VA 23298 0212
    J Sch Health 87:200-208. 2017
    ..We estimated the prevalence of PDV victimization in high school students who have initiated sexual intercourse and examined sex-specific association between age of sexual debut and PDV victimization...
  22. ncbi A youth violence prevention curriculum for public health students
    Aleta L Meyer
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Youth Violence, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:240-6. 2005
    ..Suggestions are made for possible adaptation of this youth violence prevention curriculum into public health courses other than intentional injury...
  23. pmc Prepregnancy obesity and breastfeeding noninitiation in the United States: an examination of racial and ethnic differences
    Saba W Masho
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    Breastfeed Med 10:253-62. 2015
    ..S. women are limited. This study used a large, nationally representative sample to assess racial/ethnic differences in breastfeeding noninitiation among U.S. women of different body mass index (BMI) classifications...
  24. doi Understanding the role of violence as a social determinant of preterm birth
    Saba W Masho
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Richmond, VA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Center, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Richmond, VA Institute for Women s Health, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Richmond, VA Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 216:183.e1-183.e7. 2017
    ..Although major strides have been made in identifying risk factors for preterm birth, the complexities between social and individual risk factors are not well understood...
  25. ncbi When to start antiretroviral therapy
    Cunlin Wang
    Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1000 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 3:66-73. 2006
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  26. doi Intimate partner violence and postpartum contraceptive use: the role of race/ethnicity and prenatal birth control counseling
    Susan Cha
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 92:268-75. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the association between IPV and contraceptive use and assess whether the association varies by receipt of prenatal birth control counseling and race/ethnicity...
  27. doi Intimate partner violence and utilization of prenatal care in the United States
    Susan Cha
    Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, Richmond, USA
    J Interpers Violence 29:911-27. 2014
    ..Findings underscore a critical problem and health providers are urged to screen and educate women about IPV during all preconception and prenatal visits. ..
  28. doi Racial and Gender Differences in Dating Violence Victimization and Disordered Eating Among U.S. High Schools
    Susan Cha
    1 Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 25:791-800. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate gender differences in the association between DV victimization and DE behaviors using a nationally representative sample of high school students in the United States...
  29. pmc Age of Sexual Debut and Cannabis Use in the United States
    Susan Cha
    a Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 51:439-48. 2016
    ..Conceptual frameworks for understanding substance misuse (e.g. stepping-stone models) have not yet widely incorporated other risky behaviors, including those related to sexual health...
  30. ncbi Racial Differences and the Role of Marital Status in the Association Between Intimate Partner Violence and Unintended Pregnancy
    Saba W Masho
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Interpers Violence . 2016
    ..Additionally, the association differed by marital status. Public health professionals and health care providers should be aware of these differences...
  31. doi Discussions about intimate partner violence during prenatal care in the United States: the role of race/ethnicity and insurance status
    Susan Cha
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 E Main Street, 8th Floor, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:1413-22. 2014
    ..It elucidates the state of current clinical practice and better informs policies on incorporating universal IPV screening...
  32. ncbi Partner violence victimization and unintended pregnancy in Latina and Asian American women: Analysis using structural equation modeling
    Susan Cha
    a Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Women Health . 2016
    ..Results highlight the importance of IPV screening for minority women. Efforts to combine family planning and violence prevention services may help reduce unintended pregnancy...
  33. ncbi Paternal Pregnancy Intention and Breastfeeding Duration: Findings from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Jordyn T Wallenborn
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 East Main Street, Suite 821, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
    Matern Child Health J . 2016
    ..Healthcare professionals should develop breastfeeding interventions targeting fathers and young families...
  34. pmc Pre-pregnancy obesity and non-adherence to multivitamin use: findings from the National Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (2009-2011)
    Saba W Masho
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 E Main Street, 8th Floor, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:210. 2016
    ..This study aims to investigate the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and multivitamin use before pregnancy using a large, nationally representative sample of women with recent live births...
  35. ncbi The Interrelationship Between Repeat Cesarean Section, Smoking Status, and Breastfeeding Duration
    Jordyn T Wallenborn
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    Breastfeed Med 11:440-447. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate the effect of repeat cesarean delivery on breastfeeding duration, taking into account smoking status...
  36. pmc Postpartum Visit Attendance Increases the Use of Modern Contraceptives
    Saba W Masho
    Virginia Commonwealth University Institute of Women s Health, P O Box 980319, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 E Main Street, P O Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, P O Box 980034, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Pregnancy 2016:2058127. 2016
    ..50, 95% CI = 1.31, 1.72). Conclusions. These findings highlight the importance of PPCV in improving modern contraceptive use and guide health care policy in the effort of reducing unintended pregnancy rates...