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HIV and Alcohol Prevention in Schools (HAPS) 2003-08 - KwaZulu-Natal

This data set contains the responses of students in the ninth grade which involves testing two successful prevention curricula, namely, Amazing Alternatives, which is a peer-focused alcohol prevention curriculum, and the modified Reducing the Risk curriculum, a skills-based HIV-prevention curriculum.

It contains 290 variables and 1319 cases.

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2014-2015

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2014-2015 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 2014-2015. The following themes were covered:

17 September 2014 - Knowledge Generation and Innovation in the Humanities

16 October 2014 - Measuring Multiple Deprivation at a Small Area Level in South Africa: A Springboard for Tackling Deprivation in the Eastern Cape

02 December 2014 - The Current State of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa: Research Findings and Implications for Programme Development

09 December 2014 - Critical Perspectives on the ASSAf Humanities Consensus Report

02 March 2015 - Substance Abuse, Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction: Setting a Research Agenda

03 March 2015 - Spatial Measures of Socio-economic Inequality in South Africa

10 March 2015 - Human and Social Dynamics: The Role of the Social Sciences in Science Engagement

11 March 2015 - Public Engagement for Good Governance: The Role of the Humanities

24 March 2015 - (Un)healthy diets - A Tale of Misinformation or Competing Interests?

27 March 2015 - Food, Nutrition, and Care: Security During the First 1,000 days

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

The moral ecology of South Africa's township youth (IKASI) 2004-05: Western Cape. Interview 2 - A qualitative study

The data set consists of 35 second transcribed interviews with South Africa's township youth in the Western Cape.

Participants came from one class in a Langa township school, and from one class in a nearby suburban school. The sample is 37, 31 from the township school and 6 from the suburban school. The six participants from the suburban school all live in Langa. Not all participants from the township school live in Langa.

The moral ecology of South Africa's township youth (IKASI) 2004-05: Western Cape. Interviews 1 and 3 - A qualitative study

The data set consists of 37 first and 34 third transcribed interviews with South Africa's township youth in the Western Cape.

Participants came from one class in a Langa township school, and from one class in a nearby suburban school. The sample is 37, 31 from the township school and 6 from the suburban school. The six participants from the suburban school all live in Langa. Not all participants from the township school live in Langa.

South African National Innovation Survey (INNOV) 2005: All provinces

The data set comprises the raw data from the 979 valid completed Innovation Survey questionnaires from the 979 private sector business enterprises plus the weightings for each cell defined by one of four size classes and Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) sub-sector. The data set has restricted access for the project team only.

South African National Innovation Survey (INNOV) 2008: All provinces

The data set comprises the raw data from the 757 valid completed Innovation Survey questionnaires from the 757 private sector business enterprises plus the weightings for each cell defined by one of four size classes and Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) sub-sector.

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.

Integrated Planning, Development and Modelling Project (IPDM) 2007-10: Eight provinces in South Africa

The IPDM questionnaire survey data is part of the IPDM/STEPSA project's spatial planning exercise, and was aimed at supplying detailed migration history data for 8 provinces (Gauteng, Limpopo, North West, Mpumalanga, KZN, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Free State), together with respondent data on household structure and economy, transport access and needs, and housing access and needs.

The data set contains 3114 variables and 5916 cases.

Integrated Planning, Development and Modelling Project (IPDM) 2007-10: Phase1a - Gauteng, northern parts of Mpumalanga and Sekhukhune district in Limpopo

The IPDM questionnaire survey data is part of the IPDM / STEPSA project's spatial planning exercise, and was aimed at supplying detailed migration history data in the major migration corridors in South Africa, (Gauteng, northern parts of Mpumalanga and Sekhukhune district in Limpopo) together with respondent data on household structure and economy, transport access and needs, and housing access and needs.

The 2008 Phase 1a dataset contains more detailed migration and housing information.

The data set contains 1664 variables and 2865 cases.

Integrated Planning, Development and Modelling Project (IPDM) 2007-10: Phase1b - Northern parts of Limpopo, North West, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape

The IPDM questionnaire survey data is part of the IPDM / STEPSA project's spatial planning exercise, and was aimed at supplying detailed migration history data for the northern parts of Limpopo, North West, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape, together with respondent data on household structure and economy, transport access and needs, and housing access and needs.

The 2010 Phase 1b data contains proportionately more transport information and devotes less space to migration.

The data set contains 2461 variables and 3051 cases.

HSRC Master Sample II

The 2005 HSRC Master Sample was used for SABSSM 2008 and 2012, the SANHANES study in 2012 and SASAS 2007-2010 (adjacent EAs) to obtain an understanding of geographical spread of HIV/AIDS, perceptions and attitudes of people and other health related studies over time.

Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of health workers working in maternal and child health care services (MIMMS) 2014-15 - All provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of 190 cases and 285 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.