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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2021 HIV prevalence and associated factors among men in South Africa 30 years into the epidemic: the fifth nationwide cross-sectional survey

We investigated HIV prevalence and associated factors among men- 15 years in South Africa using data from a 2017 nationwide cross-sectional ...

2020 South Africans' understanding of and response to the COVID-19 outbreak: an online survey

The COVID-19 outbreak is in an accelerating phase, and South Africa (SA) has had the highest number of documented cases during the early pha...

2020 HIV drug resistance profile in South Africa: findings and implications from the 2017 national HIV household survey

HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) testing was included in the 2017 South African national HIV household survey. We describe the prevalence of HIVD...

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2019 Psychological distress and C-reactive protein in a South African national survey

To examine the association of psychological distress with serum C-reactive protein (CRP) in a South African cohort. Data were analysed on in...