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Research outputs: SOUTH AFRICA

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2022 Comparison of the ability of anthropometric indices to predict the risk of Diabetes Mellitus in South African males: SANHANES-1

This study aimed to assess the sensitivity of body mass index (BMI) to predict the risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) and whether waist circumfe...

2022 Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in South African local communities: the VaxScenes study

South Africa launched a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign in May 2021, targeting 40 million adults. Understanding predictors of COVID-19 va...

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2021 Ontological well-being and the effects of race in South Africa

The concept of ontological insecurity draws attention to uncertainty, instability, and threats to autonomy, as these relate to people' s ide...

2021 Universities as change agents in resource-poor local settings: an empirically grounded typology of engagement models

University-community engagement is emerging as an important channel for social innovation, requiring universities to act as change agents in...

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