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HIV/AIDS Educators study (ELRC) 2005: Educators data - All provinces in South Africa

This data set has 21,358 records and 609 variables addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on educators in South African public schools. It contains the Biographic data, teaching responsibilities, work load, impact of HIV on educators, absenteeism, morale and job satisfaction, training and support, substance use, violence within schools, sexual behaviour, male condom accessibility, HIV/AIDS knowledge, communication about HIV/AIDS, risk perception, Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), tuberculosis, health service utilisation and HIV status.

The data contains 609 variables and 21358 cases.

HIV/AIDS Educators study (ELRC) 2005: Student educator data - All provinces in South Africa

The objective of this study was to collect information about demand and supply of educators based in public educational institutions and FET colleges in South Africa. This data set has 919 records and 326 variables addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on student educators in South African. It contains the biographic data, study subjects responsibilities, work load, impact of HIV on student educators, absenteeism, morale and job satisfaction, training and support, substance use, violence within schools, sexual behaviour, male condom accessibility, HIV/AIDS knowledge, communication about HIV/AIDS, risk perception, Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), tuberculosis, health service utilisation, HIV status.

The data contains 326 variables and 919 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 socioeconomic dimensions of farming systems and rural farmer households in the context of food security: New generation vaccine programme 2016 (KAPP Vaccines) - Five provinces in South Africa

This dataset contains the responses of smallholder farmers who kept cattle, or any combination of cattle with small stock (sheep and goats) across five provinces in South Africa.

The questionnaire includes questions on household demographics, source of income, livestock keeping activities and facilities and disease control measures. The aim of this study was to identify livestock farmers' knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceptions (KAPP) on primary animal healthcare with a special focus on vaccinations.

The data contains 191 variables and 591 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2005: Adult and youth data - All provinces

This data set contains information on participants (youth and adult) aged 15 years and older. Main components were: biographical data; media, communication and norms; knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS; marital status; sexual debut; condoms; vulnerable groups; voluntary counselling and testing; antiretroviral treatment; alcohol and other substance use; general perceptions about government policies; knowledge and perceptions of HIV vaccines; mental health and health questions; financing the healthcare system; and violence in the household.

The data set contains 495 variables and 16398 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2005: Child data - All provinces

This data set contains information on children aged 12 - 14 years; biographical data; media, communication and norms; knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS; home environment; care and protection; sexual debut; condoms; attitudes and knowledge towards sexual roles; health; and violence in the community.

The data set contains 394 variables and 1617 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2005: Combined data - All provinces

The SABSSM 2005 (SABSSM II) survey had four questionnaires (Visiting point, 2 to 11 years old, 12 to 14 year old and 15+ years olds). In the combined data set, three individual data sets were combined together: the guardian data (2 to 11 years old), the child data (12 to 14 year old) and youth and adult (15+ years old). In combining these data sets, only questions that were common to all the data sets were combined together to create a composite data file that could be used to analyze data. The data file included demographic variables, HIV test results and sexual behavioural variables for those aged 15 years and above.

The data set contains 31 variables and 23275 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2005: Guardian data - All provinces

The guardian data of the SABSSM 2005 study covers information from the parents or care givers of children 2 - 11 years on matters ranging from biographical information of the child and parent/guardian, the child's home environment, care and protection, sources of information on HIV and AIDS, media impact and the health status of the child.

The data set contains 165 variables and 5260 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2008: Guardian 2-11 - All provinces

The guardian data of the SABSSM 2008 study covers information from the parents or care givers of children 2 - 11 years on matters ranging from biographical information of the child and parent/guardian, the child's home environment, care and protection, sources of information on HIV and AIDS, media impact and the health status of the child.

The data set contains 243 variables and 4318 cases.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2011: Financial Literacy Survey (FSB) - All provinces

The FSB used a multidimensional approach to financial literacy, which centres on four principal domains: namely, day-to-day money management, financial planning, choosing appropriate products, and financial knowledge and understanding. The questionnaire was structured in a way as to capture these domains. Respondents had to complete all questions in all sections.

The data set for dissemination contains 2972 cases and 897 variables.