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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2010 Hygiene behaviour and associated factors among in-school adolescents in nine African countries

Background: This report examines hygiene behaviour and associated factors among 13-15 year old in-school adolescents in nine African countri...

2008 Safe hygiene practices in a rural municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Background: Unsafe hygiene practices have negative effects on health, economy, and environment. Objective: To explore success factors and c...