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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Research data: WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE

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2013 HIV positive women's perceptions of stigma in health care settings in Western Cape, South Africa

We explored the cultural context of HIV positive women's perceptions of stigma in health care settings in Western Cape, South Africa. We con...

2013 From research to practice: lay adherence counsellors' fidellity to an evidence-based intervention for promoting adherence to antiretroviral treatment in the Western Cape, South Africa

In the Western Cape, lay counsellors are tasked with supporting antiretroviral (ARV) adherence in public healthcare clinics. Thirty-nine cou...

2013 Equitable language practices in large-scale assessment: possibilities and limitations in South Africa

This article is based on an HSRC study conducted for the Western Cape Education Department in which 75 000 Grade 8 learners were assessed in...

2013 Evaluation of the effectiveness of protection orders for female victims of intimate partner violence in Vhembe district of South Africa

The aim of this study was to assess the value of protection orders in reducing intimate partner violence against women in the Vhemba distric...