Articles

  1. Tadesse T, Getachew A, Admassu M, Yigzaw Kebede Y, Awoke T, Yilma TM, et al. Demographic and health survey at Dabat district in northwest Ethiopia:  report of the  2008 Baseline survey. Ethiop J Health Biomed Sci. 2011;4(Special Issue):1–23.
  2. Kebede Y, Andarge G, Yilma TM, Azmeraw T, Tadesse T, Tefera Y,  et al.   Population Dynamics In Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites, Dabat District, Northwest Ethiopia: A Four year Surveillance Report (2009 To 2012). Ethiop. J. Health Biomed Sci., 2015. Vol.7, Special Issue
  3. Yigzaw Kebede, Gashaw Andargie, Abebaw Gebeyehu, Tadesse Awoke, Mezgebu Yitayal, Solomon Mekonnen, Mamo Wubshet, Temesgen Azmeraw, Yihunie Lakew, and Kassahun Alemu. “Tuberculosis and HIV are the leading causes of adult death in northwest Ethiopia: evidence from verbal autopsy data of Dabat health and demographic surveillance system, 2007–2013.” Population health metrics 15, no. 1 (2017): 27.
  4. Yigzaw Kebede, Gashaw Andarg, Abebaw Gebeyehu, Tadesse Awoke, MezgebuYitayal, Solomon Mekonnen, MamoWubshet, TemesgenAzmeraw, YihunieLakew, Kassahun Alemu1*. Tuberculosis and HIV are the leading causes of adult death in northwest Ethiopia: evidence from verbal autopsy data of Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System, 2007–2013. Population Health Metrics. Population Health Metrics (2017) 15:27. https://DOI.10.1186/s12963-017-0139-z
  5. Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Fasil Tessema, Befikadu Tariku, SemawFerede Abera4, AlemsegedAregayGebru, DesalewZelalem, et al. Injury related Gaining Momentum as External Causes of Deaths in Ethiopian Health and Demographic Surveillance Sites: Evidence from Verbal Autopsy study.Global Health Action, 2018 VOL. 11, 1430669 https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1430669
  6. Bikes Destaw Bitew, Yigzaw  Kebede Gete, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Takele  Tadesse Adafrie: Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Mothers/Caregivers on Household Water Treatment Methods in Northwest Ethiopia: A community based cross sectional study. Am.J.Trop.med.Hyg,2017,97(3)
  7. Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku, Meaza Demissie, Neghist Tesfaye, Nega Asefa, Worku Aniemaw, Berhe Weldearegawi et al. “Children who received PCV-10 vaccine from a two-dose vial without preservative are not more likely to develop injection site abscess compared with those who received pentavalent (DPT-HepB-Hib) vaccine: a longitudinal multi-site study.” PloS one 9, no. 6 (2014): e97376.
  8. Okwaraji YB, Webb EL and Edmond KM. Barriers in physical access to maternal health services in rural Ethiopia. BMC Health Services Research (2015) 15:493 DOI 10.1186/s12913-015-1161-0
  9. Okwaraji Y, Mulholland K, Schellenberg JRMA, Andargie G, Admassu M and Edmond KM. The association between travel time to health facilities and childhood vaccine coverage in rural Ethiopia. A community based cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:476.
  10. Tariku A, Alemu K, Gizaw Z, Muchie KF, Derso T, Abebe SM, Yitayal M, Fekadu A, Ayele TA, Alemayehu GA, Tsegaye AT. Mothers’ education and ANC visit improved exclusive breastfeeding in Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site, northwest Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2017 Jun 28;12(6):e0179056.
  11. Tariku A, Biks GA, Derso T, Wassie MM, Abebe SM. Stunting and its determinant factors among children aged 6–59 months in Ethiopia. Italian journal of pediatrics. 2017 Dec 1;43(1):112.
  12. Tariku A, Bikis GA, Woldie H, Wassie MM, Worku AG. Child wasting is a severe public health problem in the predominantly rural population of Ethiopia: A community based cross–sectional study. Archives of Public Health. 2017 Dec 1;75(1):26.
  13. Tariku A, Gonete KA, Bikes GA, Alemu K, Belew AK, Wassie MM, Ayele TA, Gebeye E, Abebe Z, Gete AA, Yesuf ME. Household food insecurity predisposes to undiversified diet in northwest Ethiopia: finding from the baseline survey of nutrition project, 2016. BMC research notes. 2019 Dec;12(1):1-7.
  14. Tariku A, Belew AK, Gonete KA, Hunegnaw MT, Muhammad EA, Demissie GD, Biks GA, Awoke T, Gelaye KA, Zeleke EG, Abebe Z. Stunting and Its Determinants among Adolescent Girls: Findings from the Nutrition Surveillance Project, Northwest Ethiopia. Ecology of food and nutrition. 2019 Sep 3;58(5):481-94
  15. Tariku A, Biks GA, Wassie MM, Gebeyehu A, Getie AA. Factors associated with prelacteal feeding in the rural population of northwest Ethiopia: a community cross-sectional study. International breastfeeding journal. 2016 Dec 1;11(1):14.
  16. Tariku A, Biks GA, Wassie MM, Worku AG, Yenit MK. Only half of the mothers practiced early initiation of breastfeeding in Northwest Ethiopia, 2015. BMC research notes. 2017 Dec 1;10(1):501.
  17. Gizaw Z, Biks GA, Yitayal M, Alemayehu GA, Alemu K, Awoke T, Tsegaye AT, Tariku A, Derso T, Abebe SM, Chala MB. Sanitation predictors of childhood morbidities in Ethiopia: evidence from Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System. Environmental health and preventive medicine. 2019 Dec 1;24(1):43
  18. Abebe Z, Tariku A, Bikes GA, Wassie MM, Abdella K, Awoke T, Gebeye E, Gete AA, Yesuf ME, Kebede Y, Alemu K. Diversified Diet Feeding Practice is Low Compared to the WHO Recommendation in the Dabat Demographic and Health Surveillance System Site: Finding from the Baseline Survey of Nutrition Project, 2016. BioRxiv. 2019 Jan 1:553875.
  19. Fekadu A, Yitayal M, Alemayehu GA, Abebe SM, Ayele TA, Tariku A, Andargie G, Teshome DF, Gelaye KA. Frequent Antenatal Care Visits Increase Institutional Delivery at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site, Northwest Ethiopia. Journal of pregnancy. 2019 Jan 27;2019.
  20. Wassie MM, Abebe Z, Tariku A, Gebeye E, Awoke T, Gete AA, Yesuf ME, Kebede Y, Biks GA, Zhou SJ. Iodine status five years after the mandatory salt iodization legislation indicates above requirement: a cross sectional study in Northwest Ethiopia. BMC nutrition. 2018 Dec 1;4(1):52.
  21. Tsegaye AT, Tariku A, Worku AG, Abebe SM, Yitayal M, Awoke T, Alemu K, Biks GA. Reducing amount and frequency of meal as a major coping strategy for food insecurity. Archives of Public Health. 2018 Dec 1;76(1):56.
  22. Bikes GA, Tariku A, Wassie MM, Derso T. Mother’s Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) knowledge improved timely initiation of complementary feeding of children aged 6–24 months in the rural population of northwest Ethiopia. BMC research notes. 2018 Dec;11(1):1-7.
  23. Alemayehu GA, Fekadu A, Yitayal M, Kebede Y, Abebe SM, Ayele TA, Gizaw Z, Wubeshet M, Muchie KF, Gelagay AA, Azmeraw T. Prevalence and determinants of contraceptive utilization among married women at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia. BMC women’s health. 2018 Dec;18(1):118.
  24. Muchie KF, Alemu K, Tariku A, Tsegaye AT, Abebe SM, Yitayal M, Awoke T, Biks GA. Rural households at risk of malaria did not own sufficient insecticide treated nets at Dabat HDSS site: evidence from a cross sectional re-census. BMC Public health. 2017 Dec 1;17(1):888.
  25. Abebe SM, Andargie G, Shimeka A, Alemu K, Kebede Y, Wubeshet M, Tariku A, Gebeyehu A, Bayisa M, Yitayal M, Awoke T. The prevalence of non-communicable diseases in northwest Ethiopia: survey of Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System. BMJ open. 2017 Oct 1;7(10).
  26. Derso T, Biks GA, Tariku A, Tebeje NB, Gizaw Z, Muchie KF, Shimeka A, Kebede Y, Abebe SM, Yitayal M, Ayele TA. Correlates of early neonatal feeding practice in Dabat HDSS site, northwest Ethiopia. International breastfeeding journal. 2017 Dec 1;12(1):25.
  27. Derso T, Tariku A, Biks GA, Wassie MM. Stunting, wasting and associated factors among children aged 6–24 months in Dabat health and demographic surveillance system site: A community based cross-sectional study in Ethiopia. Bmc pediatrics. 2017 Dec 1;17(1):96.
  28. Abebe Z, Gebeye E, Tariku A. Poor dietary diversity, wealth status and use of un-iodized salt are associated with goiter among school children: a cross-sectional study in Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2017 Dec 1;17(1):44.
  29. Bikes GA, Tariku A, Tessema GA. Effects of antenatal care and institutional delivery on exclusive breastfeeding practice in northwest Ethiopia: a nested case–control study. International breastfeeding journal. 2015 Dec 1;10(1):30.
  30. Bikes Destaw Bitew, Gete YK, Biks GA, Adafrie TT. Barriers and Enabling Factors Associated with the Implementation of Household Solar Water Disinfection: A Qualitative Study in Northwest Ethiopia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2020 Feb 5;102(2):458-67.
  31. Bikes Destaw Bitew, Yigzaw Kebede Gete, Gashaw Andargie Biks and Takele Tadesse Adafrie. The effect of SODIS water treatment intervention at the household level in reducing diarrheal incidence among children under 5 years of age: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia.   Trials (2018) 19:412 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2797-y=31July 2018
  32. Kassahun Alemu, Alemayehu Worku, Yemane Berhane, and Abera Kumie. “Spatiotemporal clusters of malaria cases at village level, northwest Ethiopia.” Malaria journal 13, no. 1 (2014): 1-8.
  33. Kassahun Alemu, Alemayehu Worku, and Yemane Berhane. Malaria infection has spatial, temporal, and spatiotemporal heterogeneity in unstable malaria transmission areas in northwest Ethiopia. PloS one. 2013 Nov 6;8(11):e79966.
  34. Geta Asrade Alemayehu, Abel Fekadu, Mezgebu Yitayal, Yigzaw Kebede, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Zemichael Gizaw et al. “Prevalence and determinants of contraceptive utilization among married women at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia.” BMC women’s health 18, no. 1 (2018): 118.
  35. Zegeye Abebe , Amare Tariku, and Ejigu Gebeye. “Availability of adequately iodized in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study.” Archives of Public Health 75, no. 1 (2017): 33.
  36. Debrework Tesgera Bashah, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Mezgebu Yitayal Mengistu. Do community members are aware of obstetric fistula? A community based cross-sectional study, Dabat district, Northwest Ethiopia. Research journal of social science, 2018, 8:8
  37. Henok Dagne, Awrajaw Dessie, Bikes Destaw, Walelegn Worku Yallew and Zemichael Gizaw. Prevalence and associated factors of scabies among schoolchildren in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia, 2018. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine (2019) 24:67 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12199-019-0824-6
  38. Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Gashaw Andargie, AlemayehuShimeka, KassahunAlemu, YigzawKebede, MamoWubeshet, Amare Tariku, AbebawGebeyehu, MulugetaBayisa, MezgebuYitayal, Tadesse Awoke, TemesgenAzmeraw, Melkamu Birku. The prevalence of non-communicable diseases in northwest Ethiopia: survey of Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System. BMJ. Volume 7, Issue 10
  39. Mulugeta Bayisa Chala, Solomon Mekonnen, Gashaw Andargie, YigzawKebede, MezgebuYitayal, KassahunAlemu, Tadesse Awoke, MamoWubeshet, TemesgenAzmeraw, MelkamuBirku, Amare Tariku, AbebawGebeyehu, AlemayehuShimeka, and ZemichaelGizaw. Prevalence of disability and associated factors in Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia. BMC Public Health (2017) 17:762
  40. Solomon MekonnenAbebe, YemaneBerhane, AlemayehuWorku,andAbebayehuAssefa. Diabetes mellitus in North West Ethiopia: a community based study. BMC Public Health2014, 14:97. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/97
  41. Berihun Megabiaw, Mulatu Adefris, Guri Rortveit, Getu Degu, Mulu Muleta, Astrid Blystad, Torvid Kiserud, Tesfahun Melese, Yigzaw Kebede. Pelvic floor disorders among women in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia: a pilot study. International Urogynecology Journal. July 2013, Volume 24, Issue 7, pp 1135–1143
  42. Zelalem Birhanu Mengesha, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, GizachewAssefaTessema, and DigsuNegesseKoye. Determinants of skilled attendance for delivery in Northwest Ethiopia: a community based nested case control study. BMC Public Health2013,13:130 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/130
  43. Yemisrach B. Okwaraji, Simon Cousens, YemaneBerhane, Kim Mulholland, Karen Edmond. Effect of Geographical Access to Health Facilities onChild Mortality in Rural Ethiopia: A Community BasedCross Sectional Study. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33564. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033564
  44. Gashaw Andargie Biks, Amare Tariku, and Gizachew Assefa Tessema. Effects of antenatal care and institutional delivery on exclusive breastfeeding practice in northwest Ethiopia: a nested case–control study. International Breastfeeding Journal (2015) 10:30.DOI 10.1186/s13006-015-0055-4
  45. Sebsibe Tadesse and Takele Tadesse. “Evaluating the performance of interpreting Verbal Autopsy 3.2 model for establishing pulmonary tuberculosis as a cause of death in Ethiopia: a population-based cross-sectional study.” BMC Public Health 12.1 (2012): 1039.
  46. Gashaw Andargie Biks, YemaneBerhane,  AlemayehuWorku, and YigzawKebedeGete. Exclusive breast feeding is the strongest predictor of infant survival in Northwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study.  Population and Nutrition (2015) 34:9 DOI 10.1186/s41043
  47. Sebsibe Tadesse, and Takele Tadesse. “HIV co-infection among tuberculosis patients in Dabat, northwest Ethiopia.” Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity 5.3 (2013): 29-32.
  48. Takele T, Demissie M, Berhane Y, Kebede Y, Abebe M. Incidence of smear-positive tuberculosis in Dabat, northern Ethiopia. The International journal of tuberculosis and lung disease. 2013 May 1;17(5):630-5.
  49. Kassahun Alemu, Alemayehu Worku, Yemane Berhane, Abera Kumie, Men Traveling Away from Home Are More Likely to Bring Malaria into High Altitude Villages, Northwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95341. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095341
  50. Takele Tadesse, Meaza Demissie, Yemane Berhane, Yigzaw Kebede and Markos Abebe. Long distance travelling and financial burdens discourage tuberculosis DOTs treatment initiation and compliance in Ethiopia: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health2013,13:424 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/424
  51. Gashaw Andargie, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku, and Yigzaw Kebede. Predictors of perinatal mortality in rural population of Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective longitudinal study. BMC Public Health2013,13:168. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/168
  52. Solomon MekonnenAbebe, YemaneBerhane, AlemayehuWorku, AssefaGetachew. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Hypertension: A Crossectional Community Based Study in Northwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0125210. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125210
  53. Takele Tadesse, Meaza Demissie, Yemane Berhane, Yigzaw Kebede, Markos Abebe. The Clustering of Smear-Positive Tuberculosis in Dabat, Ethiopia: A Population Based Cross Sectional Study. PLoS ONE 8(5): e65022. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065022
  54. Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework. The Contributions of Maternity Care to Reducing Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: A Cohort Study in Dabat District, Northwest Ethiopia. Maternal and Child Health Journal August 2014, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 1336–1344
  55. Abebaw  Gebeyehu Worku, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, and Mesganaw Fantahun Afework. “Factors affecting utilization of skilled maternal care in Northwest Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis.” BMC international health and human rights 13.1 (2013): 20.
  56. Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, and Mesganaw Fantahun Afework. “Maternal complications and women’s behavior in seeking care from skilled providers in North Gondar, Ethiopia.” PloS one 8.3 (2013): e60171.
  57. Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku , Alemayehu Worku Yalew, and Mesganaw Fantahun Afework. “Availability and components of maternity services according to providers and users perspectives in North Gondar, northwest Ethiopia.” Reproductive health 10.1 (2013): 43.
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  60. Tariku Nigatu Bogale, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Gashaw Andargie Bikis and Zemene Tigabu Kebede. Why gone too soon? Examining social determinants of neonatal deaths in northwest Ethiopia using the three delay model approach. BMC Pediatrics (2017) 17:216.DOI 10.1186/s12887-017-0967-9
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  63. Haileab Fekadu Wolde , Terefe Derso, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Mezgebu Yitayal, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Getu Debalkie Demissie et al. “High Hidden Burden of Diabetes Mellitus among Adults Aged 18 Years and Above in Urban Northwest Ethiopia.” Journal of Diabetes Research 2020 (2020).
  64. Kassahun Alemu Gelaye,, Fasil Tessema, Befikadu Tariku, Semaw Ferede Abera, Alemseged Aregay Gebru, Nega Assefa, Desalew Zelalem et al. “Injury-related gaining momentum as external causes of deaths in Ethiopian health and demographic surveillance sites: evidence from verbal autopsy study.” Global health action 11, no. 1 (2018): 1430669.
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  70. Nigusie Birhan Tebeje, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, and Melike Endris Yesuf. “Magnitude of Child Food Insecurity, Its Association with Child Immunization and Huosehold wealth Status, and Coping Strategies In Dabat Demographic and Surveillance System North West Ethiopia.” International Journal of Pediatrics 2020 (2020).
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