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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DASH retention strategies

Losing study members through failure to locate or  to participate in follow-up is a major concern in the conduct of all longitudinal studies particularly in cohort studies with ethnic minority groups. DASH has been successful in tracing nearly 80% of our original cohort. This report details the methods used to enhance retention in DASH:

DASH Retention and Attrition report

We have also developed a tracing protocol to engage hard to reach participants which we are piloting in the Feasibility Study:

DASH Tracing Protocol