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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2003 The current situation of HIV/AIDS in South Africa

This presentation summarizes some of the main findings of the Nelson Mandela/HSRC study in HIV/AIDS with a particular emphasis in HIV preval...

2002 Nelson Mandela/HSRC study of HIV/AIDS: South African national HIV prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media: household survey 2002

This is a watershed cultural and demographic survey, commissioned by former President Nelson Mandela, and it came up with some surprising re...

2002 South Africa's first national population-based HIV/AIDS behavioural risks, sero-status and media impact survey (SABSSM) research project: third quarterly progress report

This report covers the third quarter of the SABSSM starting fro the beginning of April 2002 until the end of the first week of July 2002. A...

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2002 HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Reports on the situation of HIV/AIDS in the SADC region, including an analysis of regional and six country policies and programmes, factors ...