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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2009 Prevalence and correlates of substance use among school children in six African countries

An increasing trend of noncommunicable diseases is a worldwide phenomenon, also including the developing countries. Few studies focus on ado...

2009 The state of youth in South Africa: is the health status of youth improving?

This paper examines the health status of South African youth in the past fifteen years using available quantitative data. Specific areas of ...

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2008 Substance abuse trends in the Western Cape: a review of studies conducted since 2000

A consortium of researchers from the South African Medical Research Council, Human Sciences Research Council, University of Cape Town and Do...

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