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: NUTRITION
The aim of the study was to estimate associations between dietary behaviour, chronic conditions and health variables among male out-patients...
2014 The South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2012: SANHANES-1: the health and nutritional status of the nation
South Africa is undergoing a process of epidemiological transition from infectious to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). While the burden of ...Download this report
2014 Childhood overweight and social correlates among school-going adolescents in Dominica and Jamaica
The purpose of this study was to investigate overweight and obesity and social correlates among school children in Dominica and Jamaica. The...
2014 Prevalence of overweight/obesity and its associated factors among university students from 22 countries
Obesity among young people increases lifetime cardiovascular risk. This study assesses the prevalence of overweight/obesity and its associat...Download this report