Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2013 Public perceptions of science and technology

In the international context, South Africa has a unique 'fingerprint' of public attitudes towards science, characterised by a complex and sh...

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2013 IEC state of democracy survey 2012

The main objectives of the DST funded research were as follows: * to develop and field a family-focused questionnaire as part of the 2012 S...

2013 A survey of energy related behaviour and perceptions in South Africa: the residential sector

The primary objective of this survey was to gather information about energy- related behaviour in South Africa. A similar survey was conduc...

2013 Equity in maternal health in South Africa: analysis of health service access and health status in a national household survey

South Africa is increasingly focused on reducing maternal mortality. Documenting variation in access to maternal health services across one ...