Dr. Mohammad Khatib

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Research Gate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohammad-Khatib-4

  • A senior researcher and director of “Rikaz” the center of social research in the Galilee Society.
  • A senior lecturer at the Nursing Department, Zefat Academic College.

Research topics:

  • Health promotion and health behavior: Examining health behavior patterns as part of the lifestyle and factors that influence these patterns.
  • Health status of the Arab population in Israel: Examining various aspects of health status such as morbidity (mainly chronic and mental illness) health services and their use and cultural aspects of health.

Publications (last 5 years)

  1. Zalan, A., Khatib, M., Sheikh-Muhamm, A., Mahajnah, M. & Sharkia, R. (2023). Youth consanguinity in relation to sociodemographic and women-related fertility factors in the Arab society of Israel. World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews 19(03), 912–924.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30574/wjarr.2023.19.3.1836  

  1. Ali-Saleh, O., Khatib, M., Hadid, H., Dahamsheh, K.& Basis, F. (2023). Factors related to the compliance of Arab parents in Israel to the vaccination of children and adolescents against COVID-19. Vaccines. 11(10), 1540. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines11101540
  2. Khatib, M., Ashkenazi, Y., Loeff, Y., Zusman, S.P., & Natapov. (2023). L. Factors affecting the use of dental services among Arab children in Israel: a qualitative study. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 12, 31. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-023-00579-4
  3. Khatib, M., Mansbach-Kleinfeld, I., Zaid, D., Ifrah, A., Yousef, M., & Sheikh Muhammad, A. (2023). Compliance with COVID-19 Regulations among Palestinian Citizens of Israel in the Context of Social Norms and Gender Roles. Sustainability, 15(14), 11354. https://doi.org/10.3390/su151411354
  4. Shadmi, E., Khatib, M., & Spitzer, S. (2023). The COVID-19 Israeli tapestry: the intersectionality health equity challenge. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 12(1), 17. ‏ https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-023-00567-8
  5. Ali-Saleh, O., Khatib, M., & Hadid, S. (2023). Factors predicting compliance with the uptake of the third COVID-19 vaccine among the Arab minority in Israel. Health & Social Care in the Community, vol. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/3895202
  6. Zalan, A., Khatib, M., Muhammad, A. S., Mahajnah, M., Atamany, E., & Sharkia, R. (2022). Effect of women’s status on consanguinity in the Arab society of Israel. Advances in Anthropology, 12(3), 137-148. https://doi.org/10.4236/aa.2022.123011
  7. Sharkia, R., Khatib, M., Sheikh-Muhammad, A., Mahajnah, M., & Zalan, A. (2023). The prevailing trend of consanguinity in the Arab society of Israel: Is it still a challenge? Journal of Biosocial Science, 1-5. http://doi:10.1017/S0021932021000675
  8. Khatib, M., Muhammad, A. S., Hadid, S., Shlomo, I. B., & Yousef, M. (2022). Correlates of Hookah Smoking among Arab Adults in Israel Identified by a Machine Learning Algorithm. The Israel Medical Association journal: IMAJ, 24(4), 246-252. ‏ https://europepmc.org/article/med/35415984
  9. Zalan, A., Sheikh-Muhammad, A., Khatib, M. & Sharkia, R. (2021). The current and forecasting status of Type 2 Diabetes in the Arab society of Israel. Current Diabetes Reviews, 17(8), 17-21. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573399817666210405100108
  10. Khatib, M., Mansbach-Kleinfeld, I., Abu Kaf, S., Ifrah, A., & Sheikh Muhammad, A. (2021). Correlates of psychological distress and self-rated health among Palestinian citizens of Israel: Results from the Health and Environment Survey (HESPI). Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 10(3), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-021-00439-z
  11. Cohen, A., Awawdi, K., Dessau, N., Khatib, M., & Ofir-Gutler, M. (2021). Ambulance vs. independent transport to hospital in life-threatening situations: patterns of use in peripheral areas. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 44 (2) 155-165. doi:10.1097/JAC.0000000000000375  
  12. Hadid, S., Khatib, M., & Malul, L. (2020). Nurse burnout: The effect of the gap between personal values and their implementation in the workplace. Journal of Nursing & Healthcare, 5 (3), 1-6. https://www.opastpublishers.com/peer-review/nurse-burnout-the-effect-of-the-gap-between-personal-values-and-their-implementation-in-the-workplace-3741.html
  13. Khatib, M., & Hadid, S. (2019) Developing cultural competence as part of nursing studies: Language, customs and health issues. International Journal of Studies in Nursing, 4(1), 63-72. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20849/ijsn.v4i1.549
  14. Hadid, S., Malul, L., & Khatib, M. (2019). Nurses’ personal values, value implementation at work, and the difference between them. International Journal of Studies in Nursing, 4(1), 39-45.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.20849/ijsn.v4i1.545 

  1. Sharkia, R., Sheikh-Muhammad, A., Mahajnah, M., Khatib, M., & Zalan. A. (2019). Exploration of risk factors for type 2 Diabetes among Arabs in Israel. Annals of Global Health, 85 (1), doi: 10.5334/aogh.2350