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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2015 Health risk behaviour among in-school adolescents in the Philippines: trends between 2003, 2007 and 2011, a cross-sectional study

Intermittent monitoring of health risk behaviours at the population level is important for the planning and evaluation of national health pr...

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2015 Underestimation of weight and its associated factors in overweight and obese university students from 21 low, middle and emerging economy countries

Awareness of overweight status is an important factor of weight control and may have more impact on one?s decision to lose weight than objec...

2015 The association of nutrition behaviors and physical activity with general and central obesity in Caribbean undergraduate students

The aim of this article is to quantify the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related factors in a crosssectional, observational study of Car...

2015 Prevalence of overweight and underweight and its associated factors among male and female university students in Thailand

Lifestyle habits of Thai society lead young people to conditions of potential cardiovascular risk. The purpose of this study was to assess t...