New data releases

We look out for our children, Caregiver (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This dataset contains information on 1899 caregivers from the 1961 households that participated in the household survey. However, to facilitate linking, the HHIDs of households completing the household survey were added to this file with no data.

We look out for our children, Focal child (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This dataset contains responses obtained directly from the study focal child. There is information from 1835 children from the 1961 households that participated in the household survey. However, to facilitate linking, the HHIDs of households completing the household survey were added to this file with no data meaning there are 1961 records in this file

We look out for our children, Household (SIZE) 2010-12. Msunduzi Municipality - KwaZulu-Natal

This data set contains information on the households that met the inclusion criteria for this study. Information was collected from the primary respondent on themselves and their knowledge of the other household members.

For the household survey, 1961 of the 2032 (96.5%) eligible families participated and completed the baseline survey.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2015: IEC Voter Participation Survey - All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: democracy and governance issues, municipal attitudes and performance, Identity documents, voter registration, voting history, most recent voting experience, voting irregularities, general perceptions on voting, electronic voting, perceptions of voting in terms of special groups, media and information issues with regard to the profile of the electoral commission, voter education, interest in social/cultural/religious organisations.

Of the targeted population of 3500, 2976 responses (85%) was realized.

The data set for dissemination contains 2976 cases and 579 variables

MIMMS Community level qualitative data: Professional health workers (PHW) 2014-15 - Eight provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of 39 transcripts of interviews with professional health workers. Gauteng province was excluded from the study as approval from Department of Health could not be obtained.

MIMMS Community level qualitative data: Traditional birth attendants (TBA) 2014-15 - Seven provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of 15 transcripts of interviews with traditional birth attendants.

All nine provinces were included in the study sample, however, no data were collected for TBAs in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal, urban or rural, Limpopo, urban, North West rural, or Western Cape urban, as TBAs’ practice is not encouraged in many communities and finding willing participants was thus a challenge.

An Outcomes Evaluation of the NDC fruit processors factory in Tzaneen (NDC) 2016: Suppliers

This study did an evaluation of the socio-economic spillovers of the introduction of a fruit processing factory in Tzaneen. The data file contains responses from the suppliers to the NDC fruit processors factory. The data contains information regarding the supplier's demographics, business activity, job creation, source of merchandise and the market environment.

The data set contains 62 records and 66 variables.

Money, Politics and Transparency Campaign Finance Indicators Project (MPT) 2014

Country's in law score is the unweighted average of the scores on all 23 de jure indicators in a country scorecard: It provides an indication of how stringently a country's laws regulate political finance. The in practice score is the unweighted average of the scores on all 20 de facto indicators. This measure assesses practical enforcement within a country. The composite score is the average of all scores on a given country scorecard, weighted by each of the scorecard's five sections.

Only the South African data scores are available in the HSRC web site. The complete dataset which consists of all 54 countries can be downloaded from - http://www.globalintegrity.org/downloads/#mpt.

The full report of the study can be accessed from - https://data.moneypoliticstransparency.org/.

For more information regarding the study which includes the methodology, key findings, etc. the websites below may be accessed:

https://www.globalintegrity.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/MPT-CFI-2014-Brief.pdf

https://www.globalintegrity.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/MPT-CFI-2014-Key-Findings.pdf

South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES-1) 2011-12: Adult Questionnaire - All provinces

This data set contains the 728 variables from the responses to the SANHANES-1 Adult Questionnaire. The total number of records are 17 926 participants aged 15 years and older who participated in one or more of the interviews, physical examination and clinical examination.

The Adult questionnaire covers the following sections: geographic information, biographic details of the respondent, non-communicable diseases, tuberculosis, nutrition, perceptions of respondent's general and mental health, as well as health care utilisation.

The State Of Mpumalanga Population Report (MPPOP) 2016

A series of interviews were conducted which includes 6 focus group interviews with youth participants and 4 individual interviews with government officials during 2015 in Mpumalanga in an effort to have a comprehensive understanding report about the state of the population in the province.

The Evaluation of the Expanded Public Works Programme II (EPWP II) 2009-2014 in KwaZulu-Natal

This data set contains the responses from 476 participants regarding household demographic information, poverty perceptions, household income and expenditure patterns, food and nutrition security, asset status of the household, health status, children and education, unemployment and poverty, employment and income generating history of household members, credit risk, general overview of the EPWP project, EPWP employment, skill and training profile, and personal/household benefit from EPWP.

The study targeted 400 EPWP beneficiaries and the actual realised sample was 376 EPWP current and past beneficiaries from 15 EPWP projects in 4 KZN districts. The study also targeted 100 non-beneficiaries for comparisons.

The data set contains 476 cases and 1087 variables.

Early Childhood Development Programming in the City of Johannesburg: From measurement to action (ECDP) 2014

The data set contains the responses of the 381 ECD centres included in the City of Johannesburg (COJ) 2014 Audit. The study targeted all ECD centres in 17 wards identified as a priority by CoJ.

GPS coordinates, ECD centre name, interviewee and staff names, the landline telephone number, cellphone number, fax number and email address of the ECD centre, as well as the website address and physical address and names of towns/villages were removed from the data for anonymization purposes.

Constitutional Justice Project: Assessment of the impact of decisions of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal on the transformation of society (CJP) 2013-15

Seventy qualitative interviews, involving 114 persons, were conducted with litigants of landmark socio-economic rights cases and other key role-players, including members of NGOs and Public Interest Litigation (PIL) firms. The aim was to ascertain experiences with regard to the socio-economic rights cases, including the cost and time taken to finalise these cases. In the fieldwork phase of the project, researchers canvassed the perspectives of a broad spectrum of stakeholders and social actors relevant to this assessment.

Investigating barriers and facilitators to healthy behaviours among adolescents receiving mental health care (BFMHC) 2014 - Western Cape

The data set consists of 32 transcripts of interviews with parents or guardians and 4 transcriptions of focus group discussions with the adolescents receiving mental health care.

South African National Innovation Survey (INNOV) 2010-2012: All provinces

This data set contains the responses of South African business enterprises on their innovation activities carried out between 2010 and 2012. In completing the questionnaire, enterprises followed a skip pattern, e.g., depending on whether or not they had carried out product or process innovation during the period covered by the survey.

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2015-2016

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2015-2016 and related work being done elsewhere at the time of the seminar. The seminars addressed latest research, identified research gaps, suggested new research agendas and explored potential policy relevance. This data set includes the proceedings of the 10 seminars of 2015-2016. The following themes were covered:

25 April 2015 - The role of government in an unequal world

26 August 2015 - The meaning of democracy in post-1994 rural South Africa: examples from research conducted in the Eastern Cape

27 August 2015 - The meaning of democracy in post-1994 rural South Africa: Policy implications of research conducted in the Eastern Cape and its impact on the Xhalanga District Court judgement

11 September 2015 - Terrorism, New Militarisms, and Human Rights - Transdisciplinary Approaches

14 September 2015 - Assessments of Social Inequality across Time and Countries

15 September 2015 - Attitudes Towards Social Inequality: Hopes, Fears and Global Prospects

16 November 2015 - The role of science councils in realizing national development goals

25 November 2015 - Exploring policy and practice for a gender responsive mining sector

27 November 2015 Bringing cognitive justice and restorative action in public policy making

17 March 2016 - A new social imaginary and subjectivities for a diverse, socially just world: some interventions

Gendered Dimensions of Farming Systems of small-scale livestock keepers (GDFS) 2014: Limpopo and Mpumalanga. A qualitative study

The data comprises of 26 individual interviews and 5 focus group transcriptions.

Originally 20 individuals were targeted (across the 2 research areas), and researchers eventually obtained 24 in-depth interviews. In other words, if interested individuals were willing to participate, the opportunity was used to gain further insights.

Two of the 24 individual interviews and one focus group interview ran into 2 files each which results in a total of 31 transcriptions.

Gendered Dimensions of Farming Systems of small-scale livestock keepers (GDFS) 2014: Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Quantitative data

The data contains household demographic and income and spending data, household information on livestock kept, animal healthcare practices, animal diseases dealt with, and knowledge around animal health and disease.

The data set consists of 85 cases and 665 variables.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Combined - All provinces

In the combined data set four individual data sets were combined, guardians for children to 11 years, children 12 to 14 years, youths and adults 15 years and older and individual's information from the visiting point data set.

The data set contains information on: biographical data, media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, male circumcision, sexual debut, partners and partner characteristics, condoms, vulnerability, HIV testing, alcohol and substance use, general perceptions about government, health and violence in the community.

The data set contains 917 variables and 44029 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Child 12-14 years - All provinces

This data set contains responses from individuals who are 12 to 14 years old who self-reported on the indicators related to HIV/AIDS behaviour and testing. The respondents' biographical data, school attendance, questions on media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV and AIDS, home environment, care and protection at school, sexual debut, attitudes and knowledge towards sexual roles, health questions, male circumcision, crime and social norms were included.

The data set contains 227 variables and 2273 cases.

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South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Adult - All provinces

The Adult data set contains information on: biographical data, media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, male circumcision, sexual debut, partners and partner characteristics, condoms, vulnerability, HIV testing, alcohol and substance use, general perceptions about government, health and violence in the community.

The data set contains 879 variables and 30563 cases.