Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: AGEING

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2017 Association between visual impairment and low vision and sleep duration and quality among older adults in South Africa

This study aims to estimate the association between visual impairment and low vision and sleep duration and poor sleep quality in a national...

2016 Health status and years of sexually active life among older men and women in South Africa

Little is known about sexual activity in old age, particularly in Africa. The objective of this paper is to estimate years of sexually activ...

2015 Common risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases among older adults in China, Ghana, Mexico, India, Russia and South Africa: the study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) wave 1

Behavioral risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet, insufficient physical activity and the harmful use of alcohol are known and mod...

2015 Prevalence, risk factors and disability associated with fall-related injury in older adults in low- and middle-income countries: results from the WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE)

In 2010 falls were responsible for approximately 80 % of disability stemming from unintentional injuries excluding traffic accidents in adul...