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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: DRUG USE

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2019 Risk factors for prescription drug diversion among people living with HIV: a systematic scoping review

In addition to numerous infections and frequent pain constantly affecting people living with HIV (PLWH), various risk factors might contribu...

2019 "I started that day and continued for 2 years": a case report on adolescent 'whoonga' addiction

'Whoonga' is a new craze drug that young people in South Africa are increasingly using. It consists of a cocktail of drugs and is considered...

2018 Drug use among youth and adults in a population-based survey in South Africa

Illicit drug use is a growing public health problem. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of drug use and the sociodemographic ...