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Research data: SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
Ethnicity in Africa dates back centuries. It evolves in response to the challenges and opportunities provided by geography and demography. I...
2014 Hand grip strength and associated factors in non-institutionalised men and women 50 years and older in South Africa
Little is known about the prevalence, predictors and gender differences in hand grip strength of older adults in Africa. This study aims to ...Download this report
This paper is based on a study that explored the gendered naming and values attached to the amaXhosa amakrwala, and the kind of behaviour ex...
2014 Sociobehavioral factors associated with caries increment: a longitudinal study from 24 to 36 months old children in Thailand
The aim of this study is to investigate sociobehavioral risk factors from the prenatal period until 36 months of age, and the caries increme...Download this report