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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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2014 HIV risk behaviour among orphaned and non-orphaned female and male youths in South Africa

This paper explored HIV risk behaviour among orphaned and non-orphaned youth in South Africa using cross-sectional population-based househol...

2014 The role of parents and peers in young people initiating sexual debut in South Africa

Age at sexual debut is an important indicator for exposure to heterosexual HIV transmission. Studies show that early sexual debut is associa...

2014 HIV epidemic in South Africa: a comparison of HIV epidemic patterns of two extreme provinces in South Africa

South Africa is experiencing one of the worst HIV epidemics, which varies by province and by districts within each province. The objective ...

2014 Sexual orientation and HIV risk among youth in South Africa: a brief report

This study investigated the prevalence of homosexual orientation and HIV risk in a population-based survey among youth in South Africa. A cr...