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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2018 Assessment of the multi-sectoral approach to tobacco control policies in South Africa and Togo

Tobacco use is the world's leading preventable cause of illness and death and the most important risk factor for non-communicable diseases (...

2018 Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa

The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, enforced in 2005, was a watershed international treaty that stipula...

2015 Prevalence of tobacco use among adults in South Africa: results from the first South African national health and nutrition examination survey

Background. Data on tobacco use have informed the effectiveness of South Africa's tobacco control strategies over the past 20 years. Objecti...

2014 Tobacco control and health

This policy brief provides research evidence of the progress and challenges in combating tobacco use in South Africa, and sets out key poli...

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