New article published
Findings from the feasibility study at age 21-23 years have been published as part of an invited review of DASH

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Kings Logo.png DASH study findings presented at Kings College London
Ethnic differences in childhood overweight and blood pressure could present risks for diabetes and vascular disease in adulthood.

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GraphRacism.JPG DASH reports educational success despite racism and deprivation
Racism and deprivation is still a common experience for young people from ethnic minorities, yet despite this, high proportions are gaining a degree.

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Heron-logo-2014.jpg DASH participants report racism as a common experience
Earlier this year DASH researchers presented our findings on racism - what does this mean for mental health?

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Young People: Findings: Ethnicity, Religion and Language

Ethnic composition of the DASH Study participantsPupils from a wide range of ethnic groups were included in the study.


Over 25 different religions were represented. These included Buddhist, Jewish, Methodist, Greek Orthodox, Rastafarian, Hindu, Sikh, Catholic, Muslim and Anglican to name but a few!






There was also great diversity with respect to language - altogether, the DASH pupils spoke more than 50 different languages at home! About half of you spoke English to your parents, aunts and uncles most or all of the time.


Languages Spoken