Jatender Mohal

Jatender Mohal

Survey Data Manager
Australian Institute of Family Studies

Jatender has joined AIFS as a Survey Data Manager to manage the Institute longitudinal data collections. Jatender is a trained Statistician who is responsible for data management and analytical projects aiming to produce high-quality datasets, data reporting and statistical analyses for researchers engaged in Government and Academia. His interests include data governance (e.g., data workflows development, data quality management, reference and master data management), information management, analytical data reporting and statistical analyses of large and complex datasets, and various report writing. He is an advanced user of  SAS (SQL/Macros), analytics project management with SAS EG and other applications such as IBM SPSS, M-PLUS and Nvivo as well as relational databases (MS SQL Server management studio). 

Prior joining AIFS Jatender was a Data Analytics Manager. He played an integral role in Biostatistics and Data Management team at Growing up in New Zealand, The University of Auckland. His past experiences including working as Senior Risk Analyst with HSBC Bank contributing to the statistical modelling approach in building and validating credit risk rating system. 

Selected publications

Walker C, Ly K, Snell R, Atatoa-Carr PE, Bandara D, Mohal J, Gonjito T, Marks E, Morton SMB, Grant CC, Berry S. (2017) Widespread prevalence of a thrifty variant associated with weight and height in Polynesian children. International Journal of Obesity: Submitted paper

Peterson E.R., Mohal J, Waldie K.E., Reese E, Atatoa‐Carr P.E., Grant C.C, Morton S.M.B. (2017). A cross-cultural analysis of the infant behavior questionnaire very short form: An Item response theory analysis of infant temperament in New Zealand. Journal of Personality Assessment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2017.1288128

Peterson E.R., Waldie K.E., Mohal J, Reese E, Atatoa-Carr P.E, Grant C.C, Morton S.M.B. (2017). Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised Very Short Form: A new factor structures’ associations with parenting perceptions and child language outcomes. Journal of Personality Assessment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2017.1287709

Berry S, Atatoa-Carr PE, Kool B, Mohal J, Grant CC, Morton SMB. (2016) Housing tenure as a focus for reducing inequalities in the home safety environment: evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health: In Press

Bird AL, Grant CC, Bandara DK, Mohal J, Atatoa‐Carr PE, Wise MR, Inskip H, Miyhara M, Morton SMB (2016). Maternal health in pregnancy and associations with adverse birth outcomes: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13377

Reese E, Bird AL, Taumoepea M, Schmidt J, Mohal J, Grant CC, Carr PEA, Morton SMB. (2016). “You are our eyes and ears”: A new tool for observing parent-child interactions in large samples. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 7(4):386-408. doi: 10.14301/llcs.v7i4.381

Rossen F, Walker CG, Berry SD, Mohal J, Perese L, Grant CC, Morton SMB. 2016. Parental Gambling in New Zealand Families: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Auckland: Growing Up in New Zealand.

Reese E, Ballard E, Taumoepeau M, Morton SMB, Grant C C, Atatoa Carr P, McNaughton S, Schmidt J, Mohal J, Perese L (2015). Estimating language skills in Samoan and Tongan-speaking children growing up in New Zealand First Language. 35 (4-5): 407-427.

Morton, S. M. B., Atatoa Carr, P. E., Grant, C. C., Berry, S. D., Mohal, J., Pillai, A. 2015. Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families. Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in exposure to vulnerability in the first 1000 days of life. Auckland: Growing Up in New Zealand.

Morton SMB, Atatoa Carr PE, Berry SD, Grant CC, Bandara DK, Mohal J, Tricker PJ (2014). Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families. Residential Mobility Report 1: Moving house in the first 1000 days. Auckland: Growing Up in New Zealand.

Morton SMB, Pacheco G, Hedges M, Schilling C, Mohal J, Mathew M (2011). Today's health is a function of yesterday's. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 2: S25-S26

Report on Risk, resilience and opportunities for change-The first 1000 days in South Auckland, New Zealand: A collaboration between Growing Up in New Zealand, The Southern Initiative and the Co-Design Lab.

Technical report on Growing Up in New Zealand Calibration Protocol (2013 update)