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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: SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR

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2021 'Having to use English others us': South African terminologies of sexual and gender diversity

The linguistic coding of sexual and gender diversity remains highly contested in African contexts. While English language terminologies refl...

2021 Factors associated with age-disparate sexual partnerships among males and females in South Africa: a multinomial analysis of the 2012 national population-based household survey data

In South Africa, age-disparate to sexual relationships where the age diference between partners is 5 years or greater is an important contri...

2020 Predictors of contraceptive use among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 15 to 24 years in South Africa: results from the 2012 national population-based household survey

Despite a variety of contraceptives being available for women in South Africa, a considerable number of adolescent girls and young women sti...

2020 Sexual risk behavior among HIV-infected women in South Africa at 12-months postpartum

The postnatal period is a time of increased susceptibility to HIV infection and super infection for postpartum women, sexual partners, and i...