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

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Finchilescu, G. & Cooper, A. (2017) Perceptions of academic dishonesty in a South African university: a q-methodology approach. Ethics & Behavior. January:Online.

The prevalence of academic dishonesty is a matter of considerable concern for institutions of higher education everywhere. We explored stude...

Gumede, N.A., Young-Hauser, A.M. & Coetzee, J.K. (2017) Mother-daughter communication on intimate relationships: voices from a township in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Qualitative Sociology Review. 13(1):228-244.

Sex education and conversations about intimate relationships are generally regarded to be important and can contribute to young women's posi...

Juan, A. & Visser, M. (2017) Home and school environmental determinants of science achievement of South Africa students. South African Journal of Education. 37(1):1-10.

Determinants of educational achievement extend beyond the school environment to include the home environment. Both environments provide tang...

Maziya, M., Mudhara, M. & Chitja, J. (2017) What factors determine household food security among smallholder farmers?: insights from Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Agrekon. February:Online.

Food insecurity persists in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Guidelines are required to inform the formulation of programmes dealing with ...