Mr Jahid Khan
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mr Jahid Khan

PhD (Public Health), University of Canberra, Australia

MS (Applied Statistics), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

BS (Applied Statistics), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Jahidur Rahman Khan is a Research Associate (Biostatistics) in the Population Child Health Research Group, School of Clinical Medicine, UNSW. He is a quantitative researcher with extensive experience of collaborating with multidisciplinary researchers and research groups in Australia and abroad. Using advanced quantitative methodologies (e.g., biostatistical models, machine learning algorithms, and spatial models) to improve the health outcomes is his passion. His research also focuses on how environmental features (such as social and physical/climate) shape health and health service utilisation. Jahidur has extensively worked with large survey data as well as with large electronic medical records (linked data). He is passionate about putting research into practise and serving the community through multisectorial collaboration.

Location
Level 8, The Bright Alliance, Avoca St, Randwick NSW 2031
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Hossain MB; Khan JR; Parvez M, 2022, 'Residential district multi-hazard risk is associated with childhood undernutrition: evidence from Bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 32, pp. 2005 - 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2021.1932766
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Ara T; Rahman MM; Hossain MB; Muurlink O, 2022, 'A multilevel assessment of the influence of education on women's uptake of institutional delivery services during childbirth in Bangladesh', Midwifery, vol. 113, pp. 103425 - 103425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2022.103425
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Awan N; Sheikh MT, 2022, 'A Multilevel and Spatial Analysis of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and Associated Factors among the Under-2 Aged Children in Bangladesh', Child Care in Practice, vol. 28, pp. 178 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13575279.2019.1680528
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Biswas RK; Hossain MB; Archie RJ, 2022, 'Residential area greenness and hypertension: a national assessment on urban adults in Bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Health Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2022.2053662
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Faisal ASM; Das S; Awan N, 2022, 'Identifying overnutrition risk groups in Bangladeshi married women based on sociodemographic factors: A classification and regression tree model', Obesity Medicine, vol. 33, pp. 100425 - 100425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.obmed.2022.100425
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Awan N, 2022, 'Community-level environmental characteristics predictive of childhood stunting in Bangladesh - a study based on the repeated cross-sectional surveys', International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 32, pp. 473 - 486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2020.1777947
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Chakraborty PA; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Household drinking water E. coli contamination and its associated risk with childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 29, pp. 32180 - 32189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-18460-9
    Journal articles | 2022
    Tomal JH; Khan JR; Wahed AS, 2022, 'Weighted Bayesian Poisson Regression for The Number of Children Ever Born per Woman in Bangladesh', Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, vol. 21, pp. 79 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s44199-022-00044-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Aktar S; Talukder A; Ahamad MM; Kamal AHM; Khan JR; Protikuzzaman M; Hossain N; Azad AKM; Quinn JMW; Summers MA; Liaw T; Eapen V; Moni MA, 2021, 'Machine learning approaches to identify patient comorbidities and symptoms that increased risk of mortality in covid-19', Diagnostics, vol. 11, pp. 1383 - 1383, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics11081383
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hossain MB; Khan JR; Adhikary AC; Anwar AHMM; Raheem E; Siddiqee MH; Hossain MS, 2021, 'Association between childhood overweight/obesity and urbanization in developing countries: evidence from Bangladesh', Journal of Public Health (Germany), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10389-021-01560-8
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hossain MB; Khan JR; Das Gupta R, 2021, 'Role of hypertension in the association of overweight and obesity with diabetes among adults in Bangladesh: A population-based, cross-sectional nationally representative survey', BMJ Open, vol. 11, pp. e050493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050493
    Journal articles | 2021
    Islam MM; Khan JR; Kabir A; Khan MZR; Islam MM, 2021, 'Associations of Socio-Demographic and Environmental Factors with the Early Development of Young Children in Bangladesh', International Journal of Early Childhood, vol. 53, pp. 175 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13158-021-00287-7
    Journal articles | 2021
    Islam MM; Khan JR; Raheem E, 2021, 'Bradley-Terry Model for Assessing the Performance of Ten Odi Cricket Teams Adjusting for Home Ground Effect', Journal of Data Science, vol. 15, pp. 657 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.6339/jds.201710_15(4).00005
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Biswas RK; Islam MM, 2021, 'Relationship between blood pressure and body mass index in young adult population: A national-level assessment in Bangladesh', British Journal of Nutrition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114521005134
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Carroll SJ; Coffee NT; Warner-Smith M; Roder D; Daniel M, 2021, 'Associations between breast cancer screening participation and residential area sociodemographic features, geographic accessibility, and features of screening venue location in Greater Sydney, Australia', Preventive Medicine, vol. 153, pp. 106774, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106774
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Carroll SJ; Coffee NT; Warner-Smith M; Roder D; Daniel M, 2021, 'Residential area sociodemographic and breast cancer screening venue location built environmental features associated with women’s use of closest venue in greater sydney, australia', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182111277
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Carroll SJ; Warner-Smith M; Roder D; Daniel M, 2021, 'Residential area and screening venue location features associated with spatial variation in breast cancer screening invitation response rates: An observational study in Greater Sydney, Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043853
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Chowdhury S; Islam H; Raheem E, 2021, 'Machine Learning Algorithms To Predict The Childhood Anemia In Bangladesh', Journal of Data Science, vol. 17, pp. 195 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.6339/jds.201901_17(1).0009
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Gulshan J, 2021, 'Assessing the double burden of malnutrition among Bangladeshi reproductive-aged women: A comparison between unconditional and conditional quantile regression', Health Science Reports, vol. 4, pp. e391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.391
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Gupta RD, 2021, 'Household cooking fuels associated with elevated blood pressure among adult women: a national-wide assessment in Bangladesh', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 28, pp. 67814 - 67821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-15344-w
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Sultana A; Islam MM; Biswas RK, 2021, 'A negative association between prevalence of diabetes and urban residential area greenness detected in nationwide assessment of urban Bangladesh', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, pp. 19513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98585-6
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Thompson D; Rahman MA; Awan N, 2022, 'Adult literacy rate associated with geographic variation in childhood stunting prevalence in Bangladesh: a spatial analysis', GeoJournal, vol. 87, pp. 3827 - 3838, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10708-021-10462-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan JR; Tomal JH; Raheem E, 2021, 'Model and variable selection using machine learning methods with applications to childhood stunting in Bangladesh', Informatics for Health and Social Care, vol. 46, pp. 425 - 442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17538157.2021.1904938
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hossain MB; Khan JR, 2020, 'Association between household livestock ownership and childhood stunting in Bangladesh - A spatial analysis', Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, vol. 66, pp. 248 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/TROPEJ/FMZ061
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Awan N; Archie RJ; Sultana N; Muurlink O, 2020, 'The association between drinking water salinity and hypertension in coastal Bangladesh', Global Health Journal, vol. 4, pp. 153 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.glohj.2020.11.001
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Awan N; Islam MM; Muurlink O, 2020, 'Healthcare Capacity, Health Expenditure, and Civil Society as Predictors of COVID-19 Case Fatalities: A Global Analysis', Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 8, pp. 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00347
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Bakar KS, 2020, 'Spatial risk distribution and determinants of E. coli contamination in household drinking water: a case study of Bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 268 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2019.1593328
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Bakar KS, 2020, 'Targeting at risk households in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic contamination: a spatial analysis', International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2019.1570488
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Biswas RK, 2020, 'Influence of parental education on child mortality in Bangladesh: repeated cross-sectional surveys', Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 65, pp. 214 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19485565.2020.1734910
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Gulshan J, 2020, 'Heterogeneous effects of factors on child nutritional status in Bangladesh using linear quantile mixed model', Biostatistics and Epidemiology, vol. 4, pp. 265 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24709360.2020.1842048
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Mistry SK, 2020, 'Breastfeeding is a protective factor for overweight/obesity among young children in Bangladesh: Findings from a nationwide data', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105525
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Islam MM; Biswas RK; Sultana A, 2020, 'An assessment of anemia status of child-mother pairs in Bangladesh', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104851
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Karim ME, 2020, 'A Propensity Score Analysis of the Effect of a Single Dose Vitamin A Supplementation on Child Hemoglobin Status in Bangladesh', Child Care in Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13575279.2020.1837074
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Sheikh MT; Muurlink O, 2020, 'Breastfeeding termination and its determinants in Bangladesh: current status data modelling', Early Child Development and Care, vol. 190, pp. 2594 - 2604, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2019.1595609
    Journal articles | 2019
    Biswas RK; Khan JR; Kabir E, 2019, 'Trend of child marriage in Bangladesh: A reflection on significant socioeconomic factors', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.06.017
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khan JR; Biswas RK; Kabir E, 2019, 'A quantitative approach to influential factors in One Day International cricket: Analysis based on Bangladesh', JOURNAL OF SPORTS ANALYTICS, vol. 5, pp. 57 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JSA-170260
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khan JR; Biswas RK; Sheikh MT; Huq M, 2019, 'Factors associated with the availability of iodized salt at household level: a case study in Bangladesh', Public Health Nutrition, vol. 22, pp. 1815 - 1823, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980018003907
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khan JR; Raheem E; Daniel M, 2019, 'The prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among 7-9th grade students in Bangladesh', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104406
    Journal articles | 2019
    Raheem E; Khan JR; Hossain MS, 2019, 'Regional disparities in maternal and child health indicators: Cluster analysis of districts in Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210697
    Journal articles | 2018
    KARIM ME; KHAN JR, 2018, 'Guidance for practitioners on the choices of software implementation for frailty models: Simulations and an application in determining the birth interval dynamics', Journal of Statistical Research, vol. 52, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.47302/jsr.2018520101
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khan JR; Islam MM; Awan N; Muurlink O, 2018, 'Analysis of low birth weight and its co-variants in Bangladesh based on a sub-sample from nationally representative survey', BMC Pediatrics, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1068-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Khan JR; Awan N, 2017, 'A comprehensive analysis on child mortality and its determinants in Bangladesh using frailty models', Archives of Public Health, vol. 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13690-017-0224-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sarma H; Islam MA; Khan JR; Chowdhury KIA; Gazi R, 2017, 'Impact of teachers training on HIV/AIDS education program among secondary school students in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional survey', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181627
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sarma H; Khan JR; Asaduzzaman M; Uddin F; Tarannum S; Hasan MM; Rahman AS; Ahmed T, 2017, 'Factors Influencing the Prevalence of Stunting Among Children Aged Below Five Years in Bangladesh', Food and Nutrition Bulletin, vol. 38, pp. 291 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0379572117710103
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sheikh MT; Uddin MN; Khan JR, 2017, 'A comprehensive analysis of trends and determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge among the Bangladeshi women based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys, 2007-2014', Archives of Public Health, vol. 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13690-017-0228-2
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khan JR; Awan N; Misu F, 2016, 'Determinants of anemia among 6-59 months aged children in Bangladesh: Evidence from nationally representative data', BMC Pediatrics, vol. 16, pp. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-015-0536-z
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khan JR; Bari W; Latif AHMM, 2016, 'Trend of determinants of birth interval dynamics in Bangladesh (vol 16, 934, 2016)', BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3753-y
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khan JR; Bari W; Latif AHMM, 2016, 'Trend of determinants of birth interval dynamics in Bangladesh', BMC Public Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3577-9
    Journal articles | 2016
    Sarma H; Saquib N; Hasan MM; Saquib J; Rahman AS; Khan JR; Uddin MJ; Cullen MR; Ahmed T, 2016, 'Determinants of overweight or obesity among ever-married adult women in Bangladesh', BMC Obesity, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/S40608-016-0093-5
  • Software / Code | 2017
    Islam M; Khan JR; Khan HR, 2017, mapReasy: Producing Administrative Boundary Map with Additional Features Embedded, CRAN, statistical software R package, Published: 07 September 2017, Software / Code, https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/mapReasy/index.html

Providing Enhanced ACcess to Health services (PEACH) (Role: Co-Investigator; Funding agency: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network - NSW Health)

2018 - Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship, University of Canberra, Australia

2015 - Young Statistician Award, Dhaka University Statistics Department Alumni Association, Bangladesh (funded by American Statistical Association)