About Author

Jamalludin Ab Rahmanjamal
B.Med.Sc. (UKM), MD (UKM), MPH (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) (UKM)


Department of Community Medicine
Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Medicine
International Islamic University Malaysia
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan, Pahang

Special Interests

  1. Complex survey design
  2. Survival analysis
  3. Causality in epidemiology

Current Research

  1. National E-Cigarette Survey (NECS) 2016: Prevalence and Pattern of E-Cigarette and Vape Use among Malaysian Adults (RM 1,579,012.50)
  2. Impact of parental perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms on infant development and health: A cohort study in East- and West-Coast of Malaysia (RM 88,200.00)
  3. The Role of DNA Repair Gene Inhibition on Chronic Arsenic- Induced Liver Sinusoidal Cells Damage (RM 132,200.00)



  1. National Oral Health among Paediatrics Survey (NOHPS) 2015


  1. Research Methodology & Biostatistics Clinic. Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Kuala Lumpur. 2008-2011.
  2. National Health & Morbidity Survey (NHMS) III 2006-2010.
  3. National Health & Morbidity Survey 2011.
  4. National Cancer Registry 2010.
  5. National Oral Health Survey for Adults (NOHSA) 2010
  6. The Malaysian Cohort Project 2005-2010



Ab Rahman, J. (2015). Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research. Singapore, Springer.



  • Complex Survey Design – Tips & pitfall. National Oral Health Research Conference. The Summit Hotel. 12th October 2011.
  • The role of statistics in clinical research. Terengganu Research Day. Hospital Kuala Terengganu. 22nd November 2010.
  • The role of statistics in clinical research. Research Day. Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan. 8th November 2010.