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: Questionnaires & Measurements

Click the links below to see the questionnaires we have used in DASH:

DASH Study Questionnaire (2003/04)
Follow-up DASH Study Questionnaire (2005/06)
DASH Feasibility Study Questionnaire (2012/13)
DASH Feasibility Study Dietary Recall Questionnaire (2012/13)

Physical measurements taken
Body fat
Blood Pressure
Waist, hip and arm circumferences
Stage of puberty (self-complete questionnaire used, 2003 only)
Lung function (in 2003 & 2012/2013 study)
Salivary cotinine - a measure of nicotine exposure (in 2003 study only)
Blood sample (2012/2013 study only)
ActivPAL - a measure of physical activity (in 2012/2013 study only)

The Measurement protocols reflect those of WHO (Physical Status: The Use and Interpretation of Anthropometry, 1995). This is available from the DASH study team on request.