Amadou Barrow

Amadou Barrow,

PhD Student; Graduate Research Assistant; Mentored By Dr Yan Wang

Department: Department of Epidemiology
Business Phone: (352) 709-8232
Business Email: abarrow1@ufl.edu

About Amadou Barrow

Additional Positions:
Graduate Research Assistant
2022 – Current · University of Florida

Accomplishments

Best Poster presentation
2023 · Florida HIV Community, Provider & Researcher (CPR) Conference, Gainesville
Program Development Program (PDP) Level 1 Certification
2023 · Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
University of Florida 2023 Global Health Case Competition (UF-2023-GHCC) Champion & Winner
2023 · University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Big data analytics
  • Causal inference
  • Global Health
  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
  • Substance use epidemiology

Publications

2024
Contextual factors associated with diarrhea among under-five children in the Gambia: a multi-level analysis of population-based data.
BMC infectious diseases. 24(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12879-024-09350-9. [PMID] 38724924.
2024
Decomposing Education-Based Inequalities in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Knowledge for HIV Prevention Among Women in Cote d’Ivoire.
International journal of women's health. 16:1113-1125 [DOI] 10.2147/IJWH.S464008. [PMID] 38903155.
2024
Global burden and strength of evidence for 88 risk factors in 204 countries and 811 subnational locations, 1990-2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
Lancet (London, England). 403(10440):2162-2203 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(24)00933-4. [PMID] 38762324.
2024
Global burden of 288 causes of death and life expectancy decomposition in 204 countries and territories and 811 subnational locations, 1990-2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
Lancet (London, England). 403(10440):2100-2132 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(24)00367-2. [PMID] 38582094.
2024
Global estimates on the number of people blind or visually impaired by diabetic retinopathy: a meta-analysis from 2000 to 2020.
Eye (London, England). [DOI] 10.1038/s41433-024-03101-5. [PMID] 38937557.
2024
Global estimates on the number of people blind or visually impaired by glaucoma: A meta-analysis from 2000 to 2020.
Eye (London, England). [DOI] 10.1038/s41433-024-02995-5. [PMID] 38565601.
2024
Global fertility in 204 countries and territories, 1950-2021, with forecasts to 2100: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
Lancet (London, England). 403(10440):2057-2099 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(24)00550-6. [PMID] 38521087.
2024
Global incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability (YLDs), disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 371 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories and 811 subnational locations, 1990-2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
Lancet (London, England). 403(10440):2133-2161 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(24)00757-8. [PMID] 38642570.
2024
Global pattern, trend, and cross-country inequality of early musculoskeletal disorders from 1990 to 2019, with projection from 2020 to 2050.
Med (New York, N.Y.). [DOI] 10.1016/j.medj.2024.04.009. [PMID] 38834074.
2024
Global, regional, and national burden of disorders affecting the nervous system, 1990-2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Neurology. 23(4):344-381 [DOI] 10.1016/S1474-4422(24)00038-3. [PMID] 38493795.
2024
Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain, 1990-2020, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Rheumatology. 6(3):e142-e155 [DOI] 10.1016/S2665-9913(23)00321-1. [PMID] 38383088.
2024
Prevalence and factors associated with pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness among cisgender women of reproductive age in Burkina Faso.
Women's health (London, England). 20 [DOI] 10.1177/17455057241259350. [PMID] 38813873.
2023
Achieving the UNAIDS first ’95’ in prenuptial HIV/AIDS testing among reproductive-aged Rwandese women: A multilevel analysis of 2019-20 population-based data.
PLOS global public health. 3(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001033. [PMID] 36962990.
2023
Breast Cancer Screening: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among Female University Students in The Gambia.
BioMed research international. 2023 [DOI] 10.1155/2023/9239431. [PMID] 38075302.
2023
Burden and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Sub-Saharan African countries, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of disease study 2019.
EClinicalMedicine. 64 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.102215. [PMID] 37799614.
2023
Cultural beliefs, attitudes and perceptions of lactating mothers on exclusive breastfeeding in The Gambia: an ethnographic study.
BMC women's health. 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12905-023-02163-z. [PMID] 36639678.
2023
Differentials in the Prevalence of Acute Respiratory Infections Among Under-Five Children: An Analysis of 37 Sub-Saharan Countries.
Global pediatric health. 10 [DOI] 10.1177/2333794X231156715. [PMID] 36814530.
2023
Global burden of chronic respiratory diseases and risk factors, 1990-2019: an update from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
EClinicalMedicine. 59 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.101936. [PMID] 37229504.
2023
Global investments in pandemic preparedness and COVID-19: development assistance and domestic spending on health between 1990 and 2026.
The Lancet. Global health. 11(3):e385-e413 [DOI] 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00007-4. [PMID] 36706770.
2023
Global, regional, and national burden of allergic disorders and their risk factors in 204 countries and territories, from 1990 to 2019: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
Allergy. 78(8):2232-2254 [DOI] 10.1111/all.15807. [PMID] 37431853.
2023
Global, regional, and national burden of diabetes from 1990 to 2021, with projections of prevalence to 2050: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
Lancet (London, England). 402(10397):203-234 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01301-6. [PMID] 37356446.
2023
Global, regional, and national burden of low back pain, 1990-2020, its attributable risk factors, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Rheumatology. 5(6):e316-e329 [DOI] 10.1016/S2665-9913(23)00098-X. [PMID] 37273833.
2023
Global, regional, and national burden of osteoarthritis, 1990-2020 and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Rheumatology. 5(9):e508-e522 [DOI] 10.1016/S2665-9913(23)00163-7. [PMID] 37675071.
2023
Global, regional, and national burden of rheumatoid arthritis, 1990-2020, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Rheumatology. 5(10):e594-e610 [DOI] 10.1016/S2665-9913(23)00211-4. [PMID] 37795020.
2023
Global, regional, and national mortality due to unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, 2000-2021: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Public health. 8(11):e839-e849 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-2667(23)00185-8. [PMID] 37813118.
2023
Global, regional, and national prevalence and mortality burden of sickle cell disease, 2000-2021: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Haematology. 10(8):e585-e599 [DOI] 10.1016/S2352-3026(23)00118-7. [PMID] 37331373.
2023
Prevalence, years lived with disability, and trends in anaemia burden by severity and cause, 1990-2021: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021.
The Lancet. Haematology. 10(9):e713-e734 [DOI] 10.1016/S2352-3026(23)00160-6. [PMID] 37536353.
2023
Uptake and determinants of childhood vaccination status among children aged 0-12 months in three West African countries.
BMC public health. 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-023-15863-w. [PMID] 37280553.
2022
Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Public health. 7(8):e657-e669 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00134-7. [PMID] 35779567.
2022
Age-sex differences in the global burden of lower respiratory infections and risk factors, 1990-2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Infectious diseases. 22(11):1626-1647 [DOI] 10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00510-2. [PMID] 35964613.
2022
Antenatal care positive responses to pregnant women in preventing and controlling malaria in pregnancy: the sub-Saharan African perspective.
World journal of pediatrics : WJP. 18(7):453-462 [DOI] 10.1007/s12519-022-00549-x. [PMID] 35616810.
2022
Assessing performance of the Healthcare Access and Quality Index, overall and by select age groups, for 204 countries and territories, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Global health. 10(12):e1715-e1743 [DOI] 10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00429-6. [PMID] 36209761.
2022
Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
JAMA oncology. 8(3):420-444 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.6987. [PMID] 34967848.
2022
Diabetes mortality and trends before 25 years of age: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology. 10(3):177-192 [DOI] 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00349-1. [PMID] 35143780.
2022
Differentials in prevalence and correlates on uptake of tetanus toxoid and intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine during pregnancy: A community-based cross-sectional study in The Gambia.
SAGE open medicine. 10 [DOI] 10.1177/20503121211065908. [PMID] 35024140.
2022
Effects of socioeconomic factors and booking time on the WHO recommended eight antenatal care contacts in Liberia.
PLOS global public health. 2(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000136. [PMID] 36962339.
2022
Epidemiology of occupational hazards and injuries among fishermen at Tanji fishing site in The Gambia: an analytical cross-sectional study design.
Environmental health insights. 16 [DOI] 10.1177/11786302221088699. [PMID] 35340563.
2022
Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Public health. 7(2):e105-e125 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00249-8. [PMID] 34998485.
2022
Global mortality associated with 33 bacterial pathogens in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
Lancet (London, England). 400(10369):2221-2248 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)02185-7. [PMID] 36423648.
2022
Global, regional, and national burden of colorectal cancer and its risk factors, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 7(7):627-647 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00044-9. [PMID] 35397795.
2022
Global, regional, and national burden of hepatitis B, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 7(9):796-829 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00124-8. [PMID] 35738290.
2022
Global, regional, and national sex differences in the global burden of tuberculosis by HIV status, 1990-2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Infectious diseases. 22(2):222-241 [DOI] 10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00449-7. [PMID] 34563275.
2022
Inequalities in the prevalence of stunting, anemia and exclusive breastfeeding among African children.
BMC pediatrics. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12887-022-03395-y. [PMID] 35681131.
2022
Measuring the Uptake of Growth Monitoring and Nutrition Promotion among under-5 Children: Findings from the Rwanda Population-Based Study.
Children (Basel, Switzerland). 9(11) [DOI] 10.3390/children9111758. [PMID] 36421207.
2022
Parental Knowledge, Willingness, and Attitude towards Contraceptive Usage among Their Unmarried Adolescents in Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
International journal of reproductive medicine. 2022 [DOI] 10.1155/2022/8533174. [PMID] 35783251.
2022
Population-level risks of alcohol consumption by amount, geography, age, sex, and year: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020.
Lancet (London, England). 400(10347):185-235 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)00847-9. [PMID] 35843246.
2022
Prevalence and factors associated with unplanned pregnancy in The Gambia: findings from 2018 population-based survey.
BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12884-021-04371-7. [PMID] 34991501.
2022
Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding practices in Nigeria: a study of socioeconomic inequalities.
International breastfeeding journal. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13006-021-00444-7. [PMID] 34980169.
2022
The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The Lancet. Oncology. 23(1):27-52 [DOI] 10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00581-7. [PMID] 34871551.
2022
The global burden of cancer attributable to risk factors, 2010-19: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
Lancet (London, England). 400(10352):563-591 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01438-6. [PMID] 35988567.
2022
The global, regional, and national burden of benign prostatic hyperplasia in 204 countries and territories from 2000 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
The lancet. Healthy longevity. 3(11):e754-e776 [DOI] 10.1016/S2666-7568(22)00213-6. [PMID] 36273485.
2022
The Influence of Parental Environmental Exposure and Nutrient Restriction on the Early Life of Offspring Growth in Gambia-A Pilot Study.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 19(20) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph192013045. [PMID] 36293620.
2021
Childhood vaccination uptake and associated factors among children 12-23 months in rural settings of the Gambia: a community-based cross-sectional study.
BMC public health. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-021-11810-9. [PMID] 34560877.
2021
Coverage and factors associated with mother and newborn skin-to-skin contact in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis.
BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12884-021-04079-8. [PMID] 34481455.
2021
Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990-2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019.
The lancet. HIV. 8(10):e633-e651 [DOI] 10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00152-1. [PMID] 34592142.
2021
Hearing loss prevalence and years lived with disability, 1990-2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
Lancet (London, England). 397(10278):996-1009 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00516-X. [PMID] 33714390.
2021
Inequalities in out-of-pocket health expenditure among women of reproductive age: after-effects of national health insurance scheme initiation in Ghana.
The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 96(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s42506-020-00064-9. [PMID] 33704601.
2021
Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1.
Lancet (London, England). 398(10299):503-521 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00984-3. [PMID] 34273291.
2021
Pathogenicity of Salmonella During Schistosoma-Salmonella Co-infections and the Importance of the Gut Microbiota.
Current microbiology. 79(1) [DOI] 10.1007/s00284-021-02718-z. [PMID] 34905113.
2021
Prevalence and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Eight or More Antenatal Care Contacts in Ghana: Findings from 2019 Population-Based Data.
International journal of women's health. 13:349-360 [DOI] 10.2147/IJWH.S306302. [PMID] 33790659.
2021
Prognostic factors of time to first abortion after sexual debut among fragile state Congolese women: a survival analysis.
BMC public health. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-021-10599-x. [PMID] 33731079.
2021
Renal Failure among Women of Reproductive Age in Burundi: Estimating the Prevalence and Associated Factors Using Population-Based Data.
International journal of nephrology. 2021 [DOI] 10.1155/2021/6640495. [PMID] 33728065.
2021
Socioeconomic Inequalities in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Sero-Prevalence among Women in Namibia: Further Analysis of Population-Based Data.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 18(17) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph18179397. [PMID] 34501987.
2021
Tracking development assistance for health and for COVID-19: a review of development assistance, government, out-of-pocket, and other private spending on health for 204 countries and territories, 1990-2050.
Lancet (London, England). 398(10308):1317-1343 [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01258-7. [PMID] 34562388.
2021
What does early initiation and duration of breastfeeding have to do with childhood mortality? Analysis of pooled population-based data in 35 sub-Saharan African countries.
International breastfeeding journal. 16(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13006-021-00440-x. [PMID] 34876163.
2021
When Do Nigerian Women of Reproductive Age Initiate and What Factors Influence Their Contraceptive Use? A Contextual Analysis.
Open access journal of contraception. 12:133-147 [DOI] 10.2147/OAJC.S316009. [PMID] 34285601.
2020
A Survey on Prevalence and Knowledge of Family Planning among Women of Childbearing Age in the Provincial Settings of the Gambia: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study.
Advances in preventive medicine. 2020 [DOI] 10.1155/2020/8862290. [PMID] 33204537.
2020
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Provincial Dwellers on Prevention and Control of Schistosomiasis: Evidence from a Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study in the Gambia.
Journal of tropical medicine. 2020 [DOI] 10.1155/2020/2653096. [PMID] 32684937.
2020
Predictors of Postnatal Care Service Utilization Among Women of Childbearing Age in The Gambia: Analysis of Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey.
International journal of women's health. 12:709-718 [DOI] 10.2147/IJWH.S268824. [PMID] 32982475.
2020
Prevalence and determinants of self-reported high blood pressure among women of reproductive age in Benin: a population-based study.
Clinical hypertension. 26 [DOI] 10.1186/s40885-020-00145-z. [PMID] 32626600.
2020
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Institutional-based Delivery in The Gambia: Further Analysis of Population-based Cross- Sectional Data.
African journal of reproductive health. 24(2):176-186 [DOI] 10.29063/ajrh2020/v24i2.17. [PMID] 34077103.
2020
Seroprevalence and Determinants of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Among Women of Reproductive Age in Mozambique: A Multilevel Analysis.
Infectious diseases and therapy. 9(4):881-900 [DOI] 10.1007/s40121-020-00336-z. [PMID] 32910429.
2020
Women’s enlightenment and early antenatal care initiation are determining factors for the use of eight or more antenatal visits in Benin: further analysis of the Demographic and Health Survey.
The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 95(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s42506-020-00041-2. [PMID] 32813174.

Education

PhD in Epidemiology
2026 · University of Florida
Master of Science in Public Health (Environmental & Occupational Health)
2022 · University of The Gambia
Master of Science in International Health
2021 · Heidelberg University
Bachelor of Science in Public & Environmental Health
2014 · University of The Gambia

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