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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2013 Intimate partner violence among new HIV positive mothers in South Africa

There is a lack of data on intimate partner violence in new HIV positive mothers. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of i...

2013 From research to practice: lay adherence counsellors' fidellity to an evidence-based intervention for promoting adherence to antiretroviral treatment in the Western Cape, South Africa

In the Western Cape, lay counsellors are tasked with supporting antiretroviral (ARV) adherence in public healthcare clinics. Thirty-nine cou...

2013 Prevalence of suicidal behaviour & associated factors among tuberculosis patients in public primary care in South Africa

In spite of the high prevalence of tuberculosis worldwide, there are only a few studies on its psychiatric complications such as suicidal be...