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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2010 How much water is enough?: domestic metered water consumption and free basic water volumes: the case of Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg

This article is based on an in-depth case study of urban water services to poor households in the community of Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg, ...

2010 Socio-economic and epidemiology survey in the upstream areas of LHWP Phase 1 dams: Volume 3: nutrition and health findings

This report deals specifically with the nutrition and health-related findings of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project....

2010 Awareness of water pollution as a problem and the decision to treat drinking water among rural African households with unclean drinking water: South Africa 2005

Factors related to household perception of water pollution as a problem, treatment of drinking water and choice of chemical treatment are ex...

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