Dikgale Health and Demographic Surveillance System (DHDSS)
- Start Year
- Norwegian Universities Committee for Development Research and Education (NUFU); the Free University of Amsterdam; the INDEPTH Network; the FlemishInter-University Council (VLIR), Belgium; the National Research Foundation, South Africa; and the University of Limpopo; for various components of funding since its inception.
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- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- An annual census update round has been conducted since 1996, to capture life events, migrations and (periodically) household socioeconomic status. Occasional sample surveys have been undertaken to gather additional information such as health care utilization.
Marianne Alberts, Sekgothe A Dikotope, Solomon R Choma, Matshane L Masemola, Sewela EP Modjadji, Felistas Mashinya, Sandra Burger, Ian Cook, Sanette J Brits, Peter Byass, Health & Demographic Surveillance System Profile: The Dikgale Health and Demographic Surveillance System, International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 44, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages 1565–1571, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyv157
- Sources of Recruitment
- Other : Households
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples