Begum Zainab


Office: Room No. 102


BSc (Dhaka), MSc (Dhaka) in Statistics


Research Interests

Sampling, Demography


  • Sharif Mahmud, Begum Zainab and A.H.M. Latif (2013) “Frailty Modeling for Clustered Survival Data: An Application to Birth Interval in Bangladesh” Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 40, No. 12, 2670-2680.

  • Nasrin Afzal and Begum Zainab (2012), “Determinants and Status of Vaccination in Bangladesh”, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 60, No. 1, 47-55.

  • Sharif Mahmud and Begum Zainab (2011), “Analysis of Birth Interval in Bangladesh Using Product-Limit Estimate and Accelerated Failure Time Regression Model”, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 59, No. 1, 9-15.

  • Wasimul Bari, Shamal Chandra Karmaker, Sayema Sharmin and Begum Zainab (2010) “Causes of Early Neonatal, Late Neonatal and Postnatal Death in Bangladesh: A polytomus Logistic Regression Analysis”, South Asian Journal of Population and Health, Vol. 3, No. 2. 145-154.

  • Sayema Sharmin, Begum Zainab and Lutfor Rahman (2009) “Impact of Early Marriage on Fertility: Case of Bangladesh” Social Science Review, Vol. 26, No. 1. 33-48. University of Dhaka.

  • S.S. Hossain, Azmeri Khan and Begum Zainab (2003) “Tests of Hypotheses Using Median Ranked Set Sampling Data from the Normal Population”, Journal of Statistical Studies, Vol. 23, 1-10. Jahangir Nagar University. Dhaka.

  • Sayema Sharmin, Begum Zainab et al. (2003) “Exploring the Recent Changes in the Differential Patterns of Birth Intervals in Bangladesh” Social Science Review,                          Vol. 20, No. 1, 27-40. University of Dhaka.

  • Begum Zainab, Sayema Sharmin and Nurul Islam (2001) “Factors Affecting Utilisation of MCH Services in Bangladesh” The Journal of Family Welfare, Vol. 47, No. 1, 68-78. Mumbai, India.

  • Shahid Ullah and Begum Zainab (1999), “Modern and Traditional Contraceptive Behavior among Rural and Urban Women of Bangladesh: “A Logistic Regression Analysis” Journal of Gynecologic Techniques” Vol. 5, No. 3, 68-78. Philadelphia, USA.

  • Begum Zainab, Sayema Sharmin and Nurul Islam (1996) “Child Nutrion Status in Bangladesh: Prevalence and Correlates” The Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 1, 77-86.

  • Shahid Ullah and Begum Zainab (1995) “ Rural-Urban Differentials in the Use of Contraceptive in Bangladesh: A Multivariate Analysis” Journal of Gynocoligic Technics, Vol. 1, No. 4, Philadelphia, USA.

  • Naznin Chawdhury and Begum Zainab et. al “Health Awareness and Demand for Receiving Health Related Information Among the Urban Workers in Bangladesh” Social Science Review, University of Dhaka. (Accepted).



  • Sharif Mahmud and Begum Zainab (2012), “Multivariate Proportional Hazards Models an Application to the Birth Interval in Bangladesh”. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. USA.



  • Life Member, Bangladesh Statistical Association.