Table 2

Description of the 13 cross-sectional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor studies
Dataset Numbera Population description Year(s) of data collection % Female Age range (years)
DHS [22] 9,379 Representative South African 1998 60.2% 25 to 74
Aggregate 14,772 Aggregate of 13 datasets below 1987 to 2009 61.0% 25 to 74
BRISK [17] 644 African, urban Xhosa speaking 1990 55.4% 25 to 64
CRIBSA 1,003 African, urban, Xhosa speaking, 2008 64.3% 25 to 74
Mangaung [14] 718 African, urban, Sesotho speaking 1990 61.5% 25 to 74
QwaQwa [14] 782 African, rural, Sesotho speaking 1990 68.6% 25 to 74
AHA-FS urban [20] 385 African, urban Sesotho speaking 2009 76.8% 26 to 64
AHA-FS rural [20] 512 African, rural, Sesotho speaking 2007 70.1% 26 to 65
PURE, Urban 903 African, urban, Tswana-speaking 2005 58.9% 29 to 74
PURE, Rural 933 African, rural, Tswana-speaking 2005 65.2% 32 to 74
KwaZulu-Natal [15] 742 African, rural, Zulu-speaking 1999 82.5% 25 to 74
CRISIC [18] 775 Colored, urban, community 1990 50.7% 25 to 64
Mamre [19] 695 Colored, rural, community 1996 57.3% 25 to 74
KORIS [16] 5,608 White, rural, community 1987 54.1% 25 to 68
Phoenix 1,072 Indian, urban, community 2007-2008 73.6% 25 to 68

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