New data releases.

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 Grade 5: School Questionnaire (ACG)

This data set contains learner responses to the School Questionnaire.

The data set has 116 variables and 297 learners.

Of the 300 sampled schools, 297 was realised, providing a response rate of 99%.

South African Student Movement 2015-16: Twitter campaigns from #RhodesMustFall to #FeesMustFall

This data set focuses on Social media and student leadership in South Africa, consisting of about 803 563 tweets from #RhodesMustFall to #FeesMustFall on Twitter.

The social media and student leadership in South Africa determines the role of social media activism and how it intersected with student leadership, how the use of social media reflected and/or impacted protests on the ground and the hashtags that were popular during the protests, with the following key questions of interest:

  • What was the role of social media activism during the 2015/16 student movement?
  • What was the relationship between social media activism and student leadership?
  • How did social media use reflect and/or impact on protests on the ground?
South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES-1) 2011-12: Adult clinical examination - All provinces

The data set for dissemination contains 23 variables and 5615 cases of respondents aged 15 and older who participated in the SANHANES-1 Adult clinical examination, with a specific focus on information relating to blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.