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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Research data: OBESITY

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2011 Overweight and obesity and associated factors among school-aged adolescents in Ghana and Uganda

Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess overweight and obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in low income Africa...

2011 Prevalence of obesity and associated factors in South Africans 50 years and older

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity, overweight, central obesity and their associated factors in older South Africans wh...