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Sioban D. Harlow's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Sznajder, Kristin K., Sioban D. Harlow, Sarah Burgard, Yangrang Wang, Cheng Han, and Jing Liu. 2014. "Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China." International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 20(1): 33-45. DOI. Abstract.

Huang, Xiaobi, Michael R. Elliott, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2014. "Modelling menstrual cycle length and variability at the approach of menopause by using hierarchical change point models." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society C: Applied Statistics, 63(3): 445-466. PMCID: PMC3979630. DOI. Abstract.

Randolph, John F., Sioban D. Harlow, Margaret E. Helmuth, Huiyong Zheng, and Daniel S. McConnell. 2014. "Updated assays for inhibin B and AMH provide evidence for regular episodic secretion of inhibin B but not AMH in the follicular phase of the normal menstrual cycle." Human Reproduction, 29(3): 592-600. PMCID: PMC3923509. DOI. Abstract.

McClure, Candace K., Samar R. El Khoudary, Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, Kelly R. Ylitalo, Kristin Tomey, Trang VoPham, Barbara Sternfeld, Jane A. Cauley, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2014. "Prospective associations between inflammatory and hemostatic markers and physical functioning limitations in mid-life women: Longitudinal results of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)." Experimental Psychology, 49: 19-25. PMCID: PMC3878447. DOI.

Reed, Barbara D., Laurie Legocki, Melissa A. Plegue, Ananda Sen, Hope K. Haefner, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2014. "Factors associated with vulvodynia incidence." Obstetrics & Gynecology, 123(2): 225-231. PMCID: PMC3913176. DOI. Abstract.

Karvonen-Gutierrez, Carrie A., Sioban D. Harlow, Jon Jacobson, Peter Mancuso, and Yebin Jiang. 2014. "The relationship between longitudinal serum leptin measures and measures of magnetic resonance imaging-assessed knee joint damage in a population of mid-life women." Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, 73(5): 883-889. PMCID: PMC3884071. DOI. Abstract.

Park, Sung Kyun, Yebin Tao, John D. Meeker, Sioban D. Harlow, and Bhramar Mukherjee. 2014. "Environmental Risk Score as a New Tool to Examine Multi-Pollutants in Epidemiologic Research: An Example from the NHANES Study Using Serum Lipid Levels." Plos One, 9(6). PMCID: PMC4047033. DOI. Abstract.

Polotsky, Alex J., Amanda A. Allshouse, Sybil L. Crawford, Sioban D. Harlow, Naila Khalil, Rasa Kazlauskaite, Nanette Santoro, and Richard S. Legro. 2014. "Hyperandrogenic oligomenorrhea and metabolic risks across menopausal transition." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 99(6): 2120-7. PMCID: PMC4037727. DOI. Abstract.

Thurston, Rebecca C., Y. Chang, C. Derby, J. Bromberger, Sioban D. Harlow, I. Janssen, and K. Matthews. 2014. "Abuse and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Midlife Women The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Stroke, 45(8): 2246-2251. PMCID: PMC4116433. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, K., W. Herman, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Serial anthropometry predicts peripheral nerve dysfunction in a community cohort." Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, 29(2): 145-51. PMCID: PMC3565056. DOI. Abstract.

Snow, Rachel C., Rebecca Winter, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Gender Attitudes and Fertility Aspirations among Young Men in Five High Fertility East African Countries." Studies in Family Planning, 44(1): 1-24. DOI. Abstract.

Karvonen-Gutierrez, Carrie A., Sioban D. Harlow, Peter Mancuso, Jon Jacobson, Carlos Mendes de Leon, and Bin Nan. 2013. "Association of Leptin Levels With Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Among a Cohort of Midlife Women." Arthritis Care & Research, 65(6): 936-944. PMCID: PMC3620918. DOI. Abstract.

Gold, E., S. Crawford, N. Avis, C. Crandall, K. Matthews, L. Waetjen, Jennifer S. Lee, R. Thurston, M. Vuga, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Factors Related to Age at Natural Menopause: Longitudinal Analyses From SWAN." American Journal of Epidemiology, 178(1): 70-83. PMCID: PMC3698989. DOI. Abstract.

Knoff, J., Sioban D. Harlow, M. Yassine, and A. Soliman. 2013. "Cervical cancer screening practice and knowledge among Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworkers of Michigan." Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 4(3): 209-15. DOI. Abstract.

Paramsothy, P., Sioban D. Harlow, Michael R. Elliott, L. Lisabeth, S. Crawford, and J.F. Randolph. 2013. "Classifying menopause stage by menstrual calendars and annual interviews: need for improved questionnaires." Menopause, 20(7): 727-35. PMCID: PMC3686995. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, K., W. Herman, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Performance-based Physical Functioning and Peripheral Neuropathy in a Population-based Cohort of Women at Midlife." American Journal of Epidemiology, 177(8): 810-817. PMCID: PMC3668428. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, K., C. Karvonen-Gutierrez, N. Fitzgerald, H. Zheng, B. Sternfeld, S. El Khoudary, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Relationship of race-ethnicity, body mass index, and economic strain with longitudinal self-report of physical functioning: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Annals of Epidemiology, 23(7): 401-408. PMCID: PMC3898343. DOI. Abstract.

Ylitalo, Kelly R., William H. Herman, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Monofilament insensitivity and small and large nerve fiber symptoms in impaired fasting glucose." Primary Care Diabetes, 7(4): 309-313. PMCID: PMC4015461. DOI. Abstract.

Rillamas-Sun, Eileen, Sioban D. Harlow, and John F. Randolph. Online Access 2013. "Grandmothers’ Smoking in Pregnancy and Grandchildren’s Birth Weight: Comparisons by Grandmother Birth Cohort." Maternal and Child Health Journal, . DOI.

Reed, B.D., Sioban D. Harlow, L.J. Legocki, M.E. Helmuth, H.K. Haefner, B.W. Gillespie, and A. Sen. 2013. "Oral contraceptive use and risk of vulvodynia: a population-based longitudinal study." Bjog-an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 120(13): 1678-1684. PMCID: PMC3970290. DOI. Abstract.

Kim, C., Sioban D. Harlow, C.A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, J.F. Randolph, M. Helmuth, S. Kong, B. Nan, and R. Carlos. 2013. "Racial/ethnic differences in hepatic steatosis in a population-based cohort of post-menopausal women: the Michigan Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Diabetic Medicine, 30(12): 1433-1441. PMCID: PMC3786038. DOI. Abstract.

Pierce Campbell, C.M., M. Darwish-Yassine, Sioban D. Harlow, C.M. Johnston, M.P. Curado, K.R. Cho, and A.S. Soliman. 2013. "Cervical cancer screening among Michigan women: 'The Special Cancer Behavioral Risk Factor Survey', 2004-2008." Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 33(6): 617-621. DOI. Abstract.

Huang, X., Sioban D. Harlow, and Michael R. Elliott. 2012. "Distinguishing 6 Population Subgroups by Timing and Characteristics of the Menopausal Transition." American Journal of Epidemiology, 175(1): 74-83. PMCID: PMC3276254. DOI. Abstract.

Reed, B.D., Sioban D. Harlow, A. Sen, L. Legocki, R. Edwards, N. Arato, and H. Haefner. 2012. "Prevalence and demographic characteristics of vulvodynia in a population-based sample." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(2): 170.e1–170.e9. PMCID: PMC3779055. DOI. Abstract.

Campbell, Christine M. Pierce, M. Curado, Sioban D. Harlow, and A. Soliman. 2012. "Regional variation in histopathology-specific incidence of invasive cervical cancer among Peruvian women." International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 116(1): 47-51. PMCID: PMC3641528. DOI. Abstract.

Rillamas-Sun, E., M.R. Sowers, Sioban D. Harlow, and J.F. Randolph. 2012. "The Relationship of Birth Weight With Longitudinal Changes in Body Composition in Adult Women." Obesity, 20(2): 463-465. PMCID: PMC3218298. DOI. Abstract.

Bromberger, J., L. Schott, K. Matthews, H. Kravitz, J. Randolph, Sioban D. Harlow, S. Crawford, R. Green, and H. Joffe. 2012. "Association of past and recent major depression and menstrual characteristics in midlife: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Menopause, 19(9): 959-66. PMCID: PMC3404212. DOI. Abstract.

Campbell, Christine M. Pierce, M. Curado, Sioban D. Harlow, and A. Soliman. 2012. "Variation of cervical cancer incidence in Latin America and the Caribbean." Revista Panamericana De Salud Publica-Pan American Journal of Public Health, 31(6): 492-498. PMCID: PMC3629916. Abstract.

Crissman, H., R. Adanu, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2012. "Women's Sexual Empowerment and Contraceptive Use in Ghana." Studies in Family Planning, 43(3): 201-212. DOI. Abstract.

Garcia-Perez, H., Sioban D. Harlow, C. Sampselle, and C. Denman. 2012. "Measuring urinary incontinence in a population of women in northern Mexico: prevalence and severity." International Urogynecology Journal, 24(5): 847-854. DOI. Abstract.

Goo, L., and Sioban D. Harlow. 2012. "Intimate partner violence affects skilled attendance at most recent delivery among women in Kenya." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(5): 1131-7. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., M. Gass, Juan Carlos Hallak, R. Lobo, P. Maki, R. Rebar, S. Sherman, P. Sluss, T. de Villiers, and Straw Collaborative Group. 2012. "Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging." Menopause, 19(4): 387-95. PMCID: PMC3340903. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., M. Gass, Juan Carlos Hallak, R. Lobo, P. Maki, R. Rebar, S. Sherman, P. Sluss, T. de Villiers, and Straw Collaborative Group. 2012. "Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop +10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging." Climacteric, 15(2): 105-14. PMCID: PMC3580996. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., M. Gass, Juan Carlos Hallak, R. Lobo, P. Maki, R. Rebar, S. Sherman, P. Sluss, T. de Villiers, and Straw Collaborative Group. 2012. "Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop+10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging." Fertility & Sterility, 97(4): 843-851. PMCID: PMC3340904. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., M. Gass, Juan Carlos Hallak, R. Lobo, P. Maki, R. Rebar, S. Sherman, P. Sluss, T. de Villiers, and Straw Collaborative Group. 2012. "Executive Summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop+10: Addressing the Unfinished Agenda of Staging Reproductive Aging." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(4): 1159-1168. PMCID: PMC3319184. DOI. Abstract.

Kim, Cheong-Seok, B. Nan, S. Kong, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2012. "Changes in iron measures over menopause and associations with insulin resistance." Journal of Women's Health, 21(8): 872-7. PMCID: PMC3411341. DOI. Abstract.

Lanza di Scalea, T., K. Matthews, N. Avis, R. Thurston, Charlotte Brown, Sioban D. Harlow, and J. Bromberger. 2012. "Role stress, role reward, and mental health in a multiethnic sample of midlife women: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)." Journal of Women's Health, 21(5): 481-9. PMCID: PMC3353828. DOI. Abstract.

Lara-Valencia, F., G. Alvarez-Hernandez, Sioban D. Harlow, C. Denman, and H. Garcia-Perez. 2012. "Neighborhood socio-environmental vulnerability and infant mortality in Hermosillo, Sonora." Salud Publica de Mexico, 54(4): 367-74. Abstract.

Polotsky, A., A. Allshouse, S. Crawford, Sioban D. Harlow, N. Khalil, N. Santoro, and R. Legro. 2012. "Relative contributions of oligomenorrhea and hyperandrogenemia to the risk of metabolic syndrome in midlife women." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(6): E868-77. PMCID: PMC3387411. DOI. Abstract.

Reed, B., Sioban D. Harlow, A. Sen, R. Edwards, D. Chen, and H. Haefner. 2012. "Relationship between vulvodynia and chronic comorbid pain conditions." Obstetrics and Gynecology, 120(1): 145-51. PMCID: PMC3566870. DOI. Abstract.

Reed, B., C. Payne, Sioban D. Harlow, L. Legocki, H. Haefner, and A. Sen. 2012. "Urogenital Symptoms and Pain History as Precursors of Vulvodynia: A Longitudinal Study." Journal of Women's Health, 21(11): 1139-1143. DOI. Abstract.

Cain, K., Sioban D. Harlow, R. J. A. Little, B. Nan, M. Yosef, J. Taffe, and Michael R. Elliott. 2011. "Bias Due to Left Truncation and Left Censoring in Longitudinal Studies of Developmental and Disease Processes." American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(9): 1078-1084. PMCID: PMC3121224. DOI. Abstract.

Little, R.J., B. Nan, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2011. "A method for longitudinal prospective evaluation of markers for a subsequent event." American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(12): 1380-1387. PMCID: PMC3145393. DOI. Abstract.

Vogtman, E., Sioban D. Harlow, A. Cruz Valdez, J.C. Cruz Valdez, and E. Lazcano Ponce. 2011. "HPV Knowledge in Mexican College Students: Implications for Intervention Programmes Health & Social Care in the Community." Health and Social Care in the Community, 19(2): 148-157. PMCID: PMC3039519. DOI. Abstract.

Tran, Nguyen, Jaye Stapleton, Yilin Zheng, Sioban D. Harlow, Huixia Yang, and Cheryl A. Moyer. 2011. "Contraceptive practices of women visiting a gynecology clinic in Beijing, China." International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 112(1): 64-65. PMCID: PMC3015215. DOI. Abstract.

Wang, C., R. Little, B. Nan, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2011. "A Hot-Deck Multiple Imputation Procedure for Gaps in Longitudinal Recurrent Event Histories." Biometrics, 67(4): 1573-1582. PMCID: PMC3279741. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., and Pangaja Paramsothy. 2011. "Menstruation and the Menopausal Transition." Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, 38(3): 595-607. PMCID: PMC3232023. DOI. Abstract.

Garcia-Perez, H., and Sioban D. Harlow. 2010. "When coitus produces pain: an exploration of female sexuality in Northwest Mexico." Salud Publica De Mexico, 52(2): 148-155. Abstract.

Taffe, J.R., K.C. Cain, E.S. Mitchell, N.F. Woods, S.L. Crawford, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2010. ""Persistence" improves the 60-day amenorrhea marker of entry to late-stage menopausal transition for women aged 40 to 44 years." Menopause-the Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 17(1): 191-193. PMCID: PMC2806487. DOI. Abstract.

Garcia-Perez, H., Sioban D. Harlow, C.A. Erdmann, and C. Denman. 2010. "Pelvic Pain and Associated Characteristics Among Women in Northern Mexico." International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 36(2): 90-98. Abstract. Public Access.

Sowers, M.R., H.Y. Zheng, M.L. Jannausch, D. McConnell, B. Nan, Sioban D. Harlow, and J.F. Randolph. 2010. "Amount of Bone Loss in Relation to Time around the Final Menstrual Period and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Staging of the Transmenopause." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 95(5): 2155-2162. PMCID: PMC2869543. DOI. Abstract.

Tomey, Kristin, MaryFran R. Sowers, Sioban D. Harlow, Mary Jannausch, Huiyong Zheng, and Joyce Bromberger. 2010. "Physical functioning among mid-life women: Associations with trajectory of depressive symptoms." Social Science & Medicine, 71(7): 1259-1267. PMCID: PMC2937172. DOI. Abstract.

Lara-Valencia, F., Sioban D. Harlow, M.C. Lemos, and C.A. Denman. 2009. "Equity dimensions of hazardous waste generation in rapidly industrialising cities along the United States-Mexico border." Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 52(2). DOI. Abstract.

Alvarez, Gerardo, Francisco Lara, Sioban D. Harlow, and Catalina Denman. 2009. "Infant mortality and urban marginalization: a spatial analysis of their relationship in a medium-sized city in northwest Mexico." Revista Panamericana De Salud Publica-Pan American Journal of Public Health, 26(1): 31-38. Abstract.

Alvarez, G., Sioban D. Harlow, C. Denman, and M.J. Hofmeister. 2009. "Quality of cause-of-death statements and its impact on infant mortality statistics in Hermosillo, Mexico." Revista Panamericana De Salud Publica-Pan American Journal of Public Health, 25(2): 120-127. Abstract.

Waetjen, L.E., J.J. Ye, W.Y. Feng, W.O. Johnson, G.A. Greendale, C.M. Sampselle, Sternfield, Sioban D. Harlow, and E.B. Gold. 2009. "Association Between Menopausal Transition Stages and Developing Urinary Incontinence." Obstetrics and Gynecology, 114(5): 989-998. PMCID: PMC3120214. DOI. Abstract.

Wan, E.Y., C.A. Moyer, Sioban D. Harlow, Z.T. Fan, Y. Jie, and H.X. Yang. 2009. "Postpartum depression and traditional postpartum care in China: Role of Zuoyuezi." International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 104(3): 209-213. DOI. Abstract.

Anderson, F.W., S.I. Naik, S.A. Feresu, B. Gebrian, M. Karki, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2008. "Perceptions of pregnancy complications in Haiti." International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 100(2): 116-123. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., E.S. Mitchell, S. Crawford, B. Nan, R. Little, and J. Taffe. 2008. "The ReSTAGE Collaboration: defining optimal bleeding criteria for onset of early menopausal transition." Fertility and Sterility, 89(1): 129-140. PMCID: PMC2225986. DOI. Abstract.

Little, R.J., M. Yosef, K.C. Cain, B. Nan, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2008. "A hot-deck multiple imputation procedure for gaps in longitudinal data on recurrent events." Statistics in Medicine, 27(1): 103-120. DOI. Abstract.

Van Voorhis, B.J., N. Santoro, Sioban D. Harlow, S.L. Crawford, and J.F. Randolph. 2008. "The relationship of bleeding patterns to daily reproductive hormones in women approaching menopause." Obstetrics & Gynecology, 112(1): 101-108. PMCID: PMC2666050. Abstract.

Waetjen, L.E., W.Y. Ten, J.J. Ye, W.O. Johnson, G.A. Greendale, C.M. Sampselle, B. Sternfleld, Sioban D. Harlow, and E.B. Gold. 2008. "Factors associated with worsening and improving urinary incontinence across the menopausal transition." Obstetrics and Gynecology, 111(3): 667-677. DOI. Abstract.

Handal, A.J., Sioban D. Harlow, J. Breilh, and B. Lozoff. 2008. "Occupational Exposure to Pesticides During Pregnancy and Neurobehavioral Development of Infants and Toddlers." Epidemiology, 19(6): 851-859. DOI. Abstract.

Sowers, M.R., A.D. Eyvazzadeh, D. McConnell, M. Yosef, M.L. Jannausch, D.W. Zhang, Sioban D. Harlow, and J.F. Randolph. 2008. "Anti-Mullerian hormone and inhibin B in the definition of ovarian aging and the menopause transition." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 93(9): 3478-3483. PMCID: PMC2567855. DOI. Abstract.

Sowers, M.R., H. Zheng, D. McConnell, B. Nan, Sioban D. Harlow, and J.F. Randolph. 2008. "Follicle stimulating hormone and its rate of change in defining menopause transition stages." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 93(10): 3958-3964. PMCID: PMC2579655. DOI. Abstract.

Sowers, M.R., H. Zheng, D. McConnell, B. Nan, Sioban D. Harlow, and J.F. Randolph. 2008. "Estradiol rates of change in relation to the final menstrual period in a population-based cohort of women." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 93(10): 3847-3852. PMCID: PMC2579642. DOI. Abstract.

Waetjen, L. Elaine, Shanmei Liao, Wesley O. Johnson, Carolyn M. Sampselle , Barbara Sternfield, Sioban D. Harlow, and Ellen B. Gold. 2007. "Factors associated with prevalent and incident urinary incontinence in a cohort of midlife women: A longitudinal analysis of data - Study of women's health across the nation." American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(3): 309-318. DOI.

Handal, Alexis J., Betsy Lozoff, Jaime Breilh, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2007. "Effect of community of residence on neurobehavioral development in infants and young children in a flower-growing region of Ecuador." Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(1): 128-133. DOI.

Handal, A.J., B. Lozoff, J. Breilh, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2007. "Neurobehavioral development in children with potential exposure to pesticides." Epidemiology, 18:312-320. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., S. Crawford, L. Dennerstein, H.G. Burger, E.S. Mitchell, and M.F. Sowers. 2007. "Recommendations from a multi-study evaluation of proposed criteria for Staging Reproductive Aging." Climacteric , 10:112-119. DOI. Abstract.

Meyer, P.M., S.L. Zeger, Sioban D. Harlow, M. Sowers, S. Crawford, J.L. Luborsky, I. Janssen, D.S. McConnell, J.F. Randolph, and G. Weiss. 2007. "Characterizing daily urinary hormone profiles for women at midlife using functional data analysis." American Journal of Epidemiology, 165:936-945. DOI. Abstract.

Santoro, N.S., S. Brockwell, J. Johnston, S.L. Crawford, E.B. Gold, Sioban D. Harlow, K.A. Matthews, and K. Sutton-Tyrrell. 2007. "Helping midlife women predict the onset of the final menses: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation." Menopause-the Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 14:415-424. DOI. Abstract.

Gold, E.B., Y. Bair, G. Block, G.A. Greendale, Sioban D. Harlow, S. Johnson, H.M. Kravitz, M.O. Rasor, A. Siddiqui, B. Sternfeld, J. Utts, and G. Zhang. 2007. "Diet and lifestyle factors associated with premenstrual symptoms in a racially diverse community sample: Study of women's health across the nation (SWAN)." Journal of Womens Health, 16(5): 641-656. DOI. Abstract.

Handal, A.J., and Sioban D. Harlow. 2007. "Employment in the Ecuadorian cut-flower industry and the risk of pregnancy loss." Epidemiology, 18(5): S47-S47. DOI.

Handal, A.J., B. Lozoff, J. Breilh, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2007. "Sociodemographic and nutritional correlates of neurobehavioral development: a study of young children in a rural region of Ecuador." Revista Panamericana De Salud Publica-Pan American Journal of Public Health, 21(5): 292-300. DOI. Abstract.

Ortiz, A.P., Sioban D. Harlow, M. Sowers, B. Nan, and J. Romaguera. 2006. "Age at Natural Menopause and Factors Associated with Menopause State among Puerto Rican Women aged 40-59 Years, Living in Puerto Rico." Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 13(1): 116-124. DOI. Abstract.

Nan, B., X.H. Lin, L.D. Lisabeth, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2006. "Piecewise Constant Cross-Ratio Estimation for Association of Age at a Marker Event and Age at Menopause." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 101(473): 65-77. DOI. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., K. Cain, S. Crawford, L. Dennerstein, R. Little, E.S. Mitchell, B. Nan, J.F. Randolph, J. Taffee, and M. Yosef. 2006. "Evaluation of four proposed bleeding criteria for the onset of late menopausal transition." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 91(9), 3432-3438. PMCID: PMC1950694. DOI. Abstract.

Randolph, J.F., S. Crawford, L. Dennerstein, K. Cain, Sioban D. Harlow, R. Little, E.S. Mitchell, B. Nan, J. Taffe, and M. Yosef. 2006. "The value of follicle-stimulating hormone concentration and clinical findings as markers of the late menopausal transition." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 91(8), 3034-3040. DOI. Abstract.

Johnston, Janet M., Alicia Colvin, B. Delia Johnson, Nanette Santoro, Sioban D. Harlow, C. Noel Bairey Merz, and Kim Sutton-Tyrrell. 2006. "Comparison of SWAN and WISE menopausal status classification algorithms." Journal of Women's Health, 15(10): 1184-1194. DOI. Abstract.

Grewal, Jagteshwar, MaryFran R. Sowers, John F. Randolph, Sioban D. Harlow, and Xihong Lin. 2006. "Low bone mineral density in the early menopausal transition: Role for ovulatory function." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 91(10): 3780-3785. DOI. Abstract.

Reed, B.D., H.K. Haefner, Sioban D. Harlow, D.W. Gorenflo, and A. Sen. 2006. "Reliability and validity of self-reported symptoms for predicting vulvodynia." Obstetrics & Gynecology, 108(4): 906-13.

Nan, B., X.H. Lin, L.D. Lisabeth, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2005. "A varying-coefficient cox model for the effect of age at a marker event on age at menopause." Biometrics, 61(2): 576-583. PMCID: PMC1421379. DOI. Abstract.

Dunkie, K.L., R.K. Jewkes, H.C. Brown, G.E. Gray, J.A. Mcintryre, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2004. "Transactional Sex Among Women in Soweto, South Africa: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Association With HIV Infection." Social Science & Medicine, 59(8): 1581-1592. Abstract.

Bromberger, J.T., Sioban D. Harlow, N. Avis, H.M. Kravitz, and A. Cordal. 2004. "Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms Among Middle-Aged Women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (Swan)." American Journal of Public Health, 94(8): 1378-1385. Abstract.

Dunkle, K.L., R.K. Jewkes, H.C. Brown, M. Yoshihama, G.E. Gray, J.A. Mcintyre, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2004. "Prevalence and Patterns of Gender-Based Violence and Revictimization Among Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Soweto, South Africa." American Journal of Epidemiology, 160(3): 230-239. Abstract.

Lisabeth, L., Sioban D. Harlow, and B. Qaqish. 2004. "A New Statistical Approach Demonstrated Menstrual Patterns During the Menopausal Transition Did Not Vary by Age at Menopause." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 57(5): 484-496. Abstract.

Bainbridge, K.E., M. Sowers, X.H. Lin, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2004. "Risk Factors for Low Bone Mineral Density and the 6-Year Rate of Bone Loss Among Premenopausal and Perimenopausal Women." Osteoporosis International, 15(6): 439-446. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D. 2004. "Science-Based Trade Disputes: a New Challenge in Harmonizing the Evidentiary Systems of Law and Science." Risk Analysis, 24(2): 443-447. Abstract.

Wegienka, G., D.D. Baird, I. Hertz-Picciotto, Sioban D. Harlow, and K.E. Hartmann. 2004. "Uterine Leiomyomata (Fibroids): Are Bleeding Symptoms More Likely to Be Reported After Diagnosis?" Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 57(3): 318-320.

Dunkle, K.L., R.K. Jewkes, H.C. Brown, G.E. Gray, J.A. Mcintyre, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2004. "Gender-Based Violence, Relationship Power, and Risk of HIV Infection in Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in South Africa." Lancet, 363(9419): 1415-1421. Abstract.

Randolph, J.F., M. Sowers, I.V. Bondarenko, Sioban D. Harlow, J.L. Luborsky, and R.J. Little. 2004. "Change in Estradiol and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Across the Early Menopausal Transition: Effects of Ethnicity and Age." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 89(4): 1555-1561. Abstract.

Lisabeth, L., Sioban D. Harlow, X. Lin, B. Gillespie, and M. Sowers. 2004. "Sampling Strategies for Prospective Studies of Menstrual Function." American Journal of Epidemiology, 159(8): 795-802. Abstract.

Lisabeth, L.D., Sioban D. Harlow, B. Gillespie, X.H. Lin, and M.F. Sowers. 2004. "Staging Reproductive Aging: a Comparison of Proposed Bleeding Criteria for the Menopausal Transition." Menopause-the Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 11(2): 186-197. Abstract.

Feresu, S.A., Sioban D. Harlow, K. Welch, and B.W. Gillespie. 2004. "Incidence of and Socio-Demographic Risk Factors for Stillbirth, Preterm Birth and Low Birthweight Among Zimbabwean Women." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 18(2): 154-163. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., and O. M. R Campbell. 2004. "Epidemiology of Menstrual Disorders in Developing Countries: a Systematic Review." Bjog-an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 111(1): 6-16.

Feresu, S.A., Sioban D. Harlow, and G.B. Woelk. 2004. "Risk factors for prematurity at Harare Maternity Hospital, Zimbabwe." International Journal of Epidemiology, 33(6): 1194-1201. Abstract.

Rowland, A.S., D.P. Baird, S. Long, G. Wegienka, Sioban D. Harlow, M. Alavanja, and D.P. Sandler. 2002. "Medical Conditions and Lifestyle Factors are Associated with Menstrual Cycle Characteristics." Epidemiology, 13(6): 668-674. Abstract.

Martin, S.A., Sioban D. Harlow, M.F. Sowers, M.P. Longnecker, D.G. Garabrant, D.L. Shore, and D.P. Sandler. 2002. "DDT Metabolite and Androgens in African American Male Farmers." Epidemiology, 13(4): 454-8. Abstract.

Sampselle, C.M., V. Harris, Sioban D. Harlow, and M.F. Sowers. 2002. "Midlife Development and Menopause in African American and Caucasian Women." Health Care for Women International, 32(4): 351-363.

Villarrule, A.M., Sioban D. Harlow, M. Lopez, and M.F. Sowers. 2002. "El Cambio de Vida: Conceptualizations of Menopause and Midlife among Urban Mexican-American Women." Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 16(2): 1-12.

Martin, S.A., D.P. Sandler, Sioban D. Harlow, D.L. Shore, A.S. Rowland, and MCR Alavanja. 2002. "Pesticide Use and Pesticide-Related Symptoms among Black Farmers in the Agricultural Health Study." American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 41: 202-209.

Harlow, Sioban D., P. Ceron-Mireles, R.M. Nunez-Urquiza, and C. Sanchez-Carrillo. 2001. "Risk Factors for Pre-Eclampsia among Working Women in Mexico." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 15(1): 40-46. Abstract.

Gold, E.B., S. Crawford, S. Samuels, G. Greendale, Sioban D. Harlow, and J. Skurnick. 2001. "Factors Associated with Age at Natural Menopause in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Midlife Women." American Journal of Epidemiology, 153(9): 865-874. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., D.D. Baird, C.R. Weinberg, and A.J. Wilcox. 2000. "Urinary Estrogen Patterns in Long Follicular Phases." Human Reproduction, 15(1): 11-16. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., X. Lin, and M.J. Ho. 2000. "Analysis of Menstrual Diary Data across the Reproducive Life Span: Applicability of the Bipartite Model Approach and the Importance of Within-Woman Variance." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 53(7): 722-733. Abstract.

Sternfeld, S., J. Cauley, Sioban D. Harlow, G. Liu, and M. Lee. 2000. "Assessment of Physical Activity with a Single Global Question in a Large Multi-Ethnic Sample of Midlife Women." American Journal of Epidemiology, 152: 678-687. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., P. Schuman, M. Cohens, S. Ohmit, S. Cu-Uvin, X. Lin, K. Anastos, and D. Burns. 2000. "The Effect of HIV Infection on Menstrual Dysfunction." Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 24: 68-75. Abstract.

Harlow, Sioban D., and O. M R Campbell. 2000. "Menstrual Dysfunction: Are We Missing an Opportunity for Improving Reproductive Health in Developing Countries?" Reproductive Health Matters, 8(15): 142-147. Abstract.

Flores, Lara E., Sioban D. Harlow, and B. Hernandez-Prado. 2000. "Organochlorine Pesticide Exposure in Rural and Urban Areas in Mexico." Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 10: 394-399.

Harlow, Sioban D., G. Greendale, S. Crawford, and B. Sommer. 2000. "Self-Defined Menopausal Status in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Midlife Women." Maturitas, 36(2): 93-112. Abstract.

Geller, SE, Sioban D. Harlow, and SJ Bernstein. 1999. "Differences in Menstrual Bleeding Characteristics Functional Status and Attitudes Towards Menstruation in Three Groups of Women." Journal of Women's Health, 8, 553-540.

Sullivan, A.D., T. Nyirenda, T. Cullinan, R. Taylor, Sioban D. Harlow, Sherman James, and Steven R. Meshnick. 1999. "Malaria Infection During Pregnancy: Intraurine Growth Retardation and Pre-term Delivery in Malawi." Journal of Infectious Disease, 179 (6), 1580-1583. Abstract.

Chapters

Denman, Catalina A., Leonor Cedillo, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2003. "Work and health in export industries at national borders." In Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, Societies edited by Jody Heymann. New York: Oxford University Press.

Harlow, Sioban D. 2000. "Menstuation and menstual disorders: the epidemiology of menstruation and menstrual dysfunction." In Women and Health edited by Marlene Goldman and Maureen Hatch. San Diego, CA: Academic.

PSC Reports

Harlow, Sioban D., and Meekyong Park. "A Longitudinal Study of Risk Factors for the Occurrence, Duration, and Severity of Menstrual Cramps in a Cohort of College Women." PSC Research Report No. 95-341. November 1995. Abstract.