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Study Profile: The Durban Diabetes Study (DDS): a platform for chronic disease research

Abstract:

The Durban Diabetes Study (DDS) is a population-based cross-sectional survey of an urban black population in the eThekwini Municipality (city of Durban) in South Africa. The survey combines health, lifestyle and socioeconomic questionnaire data with standardised biophysical measurements, biomarkers for non-communicable and infectious diseases, and genetic data. Data collection for the study is currently underway and the target sample size is 10,000 participants.

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Publication status:
Accepted
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Name:
African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research
Grant:
MR/K013491/1
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
098051
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Name:
MSD Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics More from this journal
Publication date:
2015-01-01
ISSN:
2054-4200
Pubs id:
pubs:573556
UUID:
uuid:9041b89d-2d34-4336-96a1-71e21c0c7304
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pubs:573556
Source identifiers:
573556
Deposit date:
2015-11-17

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