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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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2015 "I should maintain a healthy life now and not just live as I please": men's health and fatherhood in rural South Africa

This study examines the social context of men's health and health behaviors in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, particularly in relationsh...

2015 Gatekeeping and its impact on father involvement among black South Africans in rural KwaZulu-Natal

Involved and caring fatherhood contributes to the health and wellbeing of children, women and men. The corollary is also true - men, women a...

2015 Non-resident black fathers in South Africa

South Africa has one of the highest rates of non-resident fathers in Africa, after Namibia, with only about a third of preschool children co...

2014 Fathers' financial support of children in a low income community in South Africa

We used data from the Birth to Twenty Cohort study to understand children's receipt of financial support from their fathers in a low income,...