219 Works

Adaptation to the Western Cape drought of 2016-18 (WCD), 2019: Household and business survey

Stephen Rule, Wilfred Lunga, Saahier Parker, Yamkela Majikijela &
Description: Within each of the seven selected areas, cluster samples were selected, with the intention of realising a minimum of 20 households and five businesses/institutions per area. In most cases these targets were exceeded. The data set for dissemination contains 311 cases and 78 variables. Abstract: The severe drought in the Western Cape during 2016-18 provided an appropriate opportunity to conduct a case study of disaster mitigation behaviour amongst affected communities. As a means of...

HSRC Master Sample II

Khangelani Zuma &
Description: 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. Abstract: A sample can be defined as a subset containing the characteristics of a larger population. Samples are used in statistical testing when population sizes are too large for the test...

The evaluation of peer education in Western Cape schools (EPEP): A longitudinal study 2013 - Time 1

Sharlene Swartz, Benita Joy Moolman &
Description: The purpose of this data collection was to measure change in attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners on a set of pre-identified indicators in relation to peer education and HIV/AIDS. This is the second data set obtained from three phases of collections which were analysed to explore whether peer education in our sample of schools had achieved the set objectives. It contains 287 variables and 2675 cases. The following...

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

Description: 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...

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2011: Voters - All provinces

Benjamin Roberts, Jare Struwig &
Description: Topics covered in the questionnaire are: distance to the voting station, queuing time for voters, accessible to persons with disabilities and the elderly, signage and instructions at voting stations, voting procedures inside the voting station, trust in the electoral commission, evaluations of electoral officials, voting procedure for voters with special needs, effectiveness of the electoral commission's voter education campaign, usefulness of information sources, disturbances at voting stations, electoral freeness and fairness. The data set...

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011: Learner achievement tests - mathematics and science grade 9 (BSA) - South Africa as one of more than 60 countries

Vijiyaluxmi Reddy &
Description: This data set (Learner achievement tests - BSA) contains the responses of students in the eighth grade, to mathematics and science assessment items conducted in 2011. The TIMSS data had a blocked design and different blocks were spread across 14 test booklets. This means that learners did not complete all items in all the blocks. Of the 298 sampled schools, 285 schools were included in the 2011 round of TIMSS and the tests were...

Engaging very young adolescents in improving sexual and reproductive health and rights in the context of national health system reform: Learners' survey (SRH) 2017 - Gert Sibande district, Mpumalanga

Roshin Essop, Lorenza Logan Fluks, Ingrid Lynch, Mokhantso Gladys Makoae, Benita Joy Moolman, Tsidiso Anitah Tolla &
Description: This data set contains the responses of young adolescents (aged 10-14 years) to a questionnaire concerning their sexual and reproductive health, conducted in Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga, South Africa in 2017. Issues like bodily development during puberty, menstruation, dating and sex as well as accessing information about these issues are included. The data set for dissemination contains 132 variables and 696 cases from the expected 840 which represented 83% response rate. Abstract: In South...

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

Olive Shisana &
Description: This data set has the statistics of the FETcolleges and public schools in South Africa addressing human resources regarding educators and student educators. It also addresses staff loss and relative wealth ranking. There are 1508 records and 119 variables. Abstract: The study on the impact of HIV/AIDS on educators in South African public schools build on other studies conducted on HIV/AIDS epidemic. In response to HIV/AIDS resolutions of the education convention of 2002, this...

National Research and Experimental Development Survey (R&D) 2008-09: All provinces in South Africa - Aggregated

Demetre Labadarios &
Description: This data set contains the aggregated data on the R&D expenditure per province by Business, Government, Higher Education, Not-for-Profit Organisations and Science Councils. R&D expenditure is aggregated by five survey sectors across nine provinces in South Africa. Abstract: The National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Survey collects data under strict confidentiality. Aggregate data are used primarily to inform policy and strategic planning at a national level. The National R&D Survey 2008/09 collected...

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2005: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

Benjamin Roberts &
Description: The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2005 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each. The data set contains 2850 records and 311 variables. Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, national identity, public services-education, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables. Rotating modules are: International Social...

Status of the Youth Survey (SYR) 2003 - All provinces in South Africa

Monde Makiwane, Lizette Phillips-Reynard, Linda Richter, Michele Tania Williams &
Description: The study makes assessments of the state of young people in South Africa in relation to education, economic and civic participation, and health and wellbeing. The study consisted of a literature review, secondary data analysis and a nationally representative survey of 3 541 young people aged 18-35 years. Abstract: The study makes assessments of the state of young people in South Africa in relation to education, economic and civic participation, and health and well-being....

Spatial aspects of unemployment in South Africa 1991-2007 (UNEMPL): Municipalities - All provinces

Gezina Weir-Smith &
Description: This is aggregated data of individuals or households. The data originates from the South African censuses of 1991, 1996 and 2001, as well as the community survey of 2007. The geographical units were standardised to the 2005 municipal boundaries so that spatial measuring was consistent. The data therefore covers the whole country at a municipal level for different time periods. The major variables focus on employment status. The data set consists of 32 variables...

African Early Child Development Assessment Resource (ECDRES) 2007

Andrew Dawes &
Description: The resource which includes descriptions of tests used to assess a range of functions together with African research and standardisation data, is available as a searchable on-line portal. Abstract: Child development researchers working in African face a unique set of challenges in understanding developmental phenomena: our research often deals with infections and nutritional deficits which severely affect the healthy development of children; we work in culturally and linguistically varied environments; and we have very...

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

Sarah Helen Chiumbu, Mbongeni Maziya &
Description: 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...

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011: Mathematics teacher background questionnaire (BTM) - South Africa as one of more than 60 countries

Vijiyaluxmi Reddy &
Description: This dataset contains the responses of mathematics teachers when asked questions referring to the teaching and learning provided to learners as well as their perceptions of the school in which they teach. This data set has 199 variables and 327 cases. Abstract: TIMSS is a cross-national assessment of mathematics and science knowledge of fourth and eighth grades. It is conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) every four years...

Intimate partner violence with township girls involved in a soccer programme 2016: Qualitative study (SKILLZ)

Adam Leon Cooper, Benita Joy Moolman &
Description: The data contains 26 transcripts of interviews and focus groups with high school learners in Soweto. Abstract: The study was an evaluation of a programme that combined girls soccer with an educational curriculum that simultaneously tackled the issues of intimate partner choice, gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS prevention. The dataset therefore provides rich accounts of intimate/romantic relations of youth in Soweto, the role of violence in these young peoples lives and the health services that...

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2009: Voters - All provinces

Benjamin Roberts, Jare Struwig &
Description: This data set contains responses of South African legible voters in the 2009 National elections citizens aged 18 years and older. In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 400 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day. The number of voters interviewed was 13 882 from the expected 14,000 which represented 99% response rate and the data set contains 55 variables. The questionnaire questions included...

National Research and Experimental Development Survey (R&D) 2005-06: All provinces in South Africa - Aggregated

Description: This data set contains the aggregated data on the R&D expenditure per province by Business, Government, Higher Education, Not-for-Profit Organisations and Science Councils for the period 2005-2006.R&D expenditure is aggregated by five survey sectors across nine provinces in South Africa. Abstract: The National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Survey collects data under strict confidentiality. Aggregate data are used primarily to inform policy and strategic planning at a national level. The National R&D...

siyaJabula siyaKhula's Learner Regeneration Project Mhinga in Limpopo (sJsK) 2013-14 Teacher

Jaqueline Ceridwyn Harvey, Kholofelo Charlotte Nunes, Shawn Rogers, Casper Hendrik Prinsloo, Matthews Matome Makgamatha, Vijiyaluxmi Reddy &
Description: Individual teacher and classroom contextual background information questionnaire are contained in the file. The data set contains 176 cases and 145 variables. Abstract: The evaluation follows an experimental- and control-group design. At the outset, it determined the contextual conditions at schools, in classrooms and at home, as well as learner achievement levels. All learners in Grades 1, 4 and 7 in 11 project schools in 2013 comprised the first of three cohorts of the...

Using CHAMP to prevent youth HIV risk in South Africa. Collaborative HIV/AIDS and Mental Health Project (CHAMP) 2003-06: Adult measures - KwaZulu-Natal

Description: The adult data set includes the responses of 478 adolescents in families of which the responses have been recorded of manual-based sessions done on groups of families with pre-adolescent children (9-11 years) and evaluated using a treatment versus no treatment repeated-measures design. Each session of the manual covers ten topics that include children's rights and responsibilities; parental styles; communication; puberty; hard to talk about issues; risky environmental influences; understanding HIV/AIDS; dealing with stigma; surviving...

Child Maltreatment Prevention Readiness Assessment: South Africa 2011 - Experts

Mokhantso Gladys Makoae &
Description: This data set contains responses of the experts who were part of the research team. The RAP-CM-XD was completed by the research team after conducting the interviews of key informants with RAPCM-I using all available data relevant to CMP in the country data, both gleaned from the interviews with key informants and collected from other sources. In addition, data on key country conditions - such as income level, per capita GDP, Gini index, adolescent...

South African Identity document study (ID) 1998 - All provinces

Johan Andries Van Zyl &
Description: The data set contains information regarding the identity document survey that was done for the South African Electoral Committee (IEC) during 1998. The file contains 50 variables and 23 577 cases. Abstract: The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), was established under conditions of Chapter 9 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa during 1998. A common voters' roll needed to be generated to ensure free and fair elections. All voters should...

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

Shirin Yousuff Motala, Norval Stewart Ngandu, Mimi Ndokweni &
Description: 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...

People living with HIV Stigma Index: South Africa (STIGMA) 2014

Leickness Chisamu Simbayi, Sindisiwe Blose, Allanise Cloete, Sean Edwin Jooste, Vincent Maduna, Njeri M Wabiri, Elliot Siphiwo Zimela, Khangelani Zuma, Adlai Steven Davids, Musawenkosi Lionel Mabaso, Jacqueline Carol Mthembu, Yolisa Mashologu, Motlagabo Gladys Matseke, Goitseone Maseko &
Description: This data set contains the responses from a purposive sample of 10 473 respondents who were all living with HIV and who were older than 15 years linked to either an organisation for PLHIV or attending health facilities and NGOs for the purposes of accessing support or care related to HIV and AIDS, with the purpose to measure self-reported stigma and discrimination experienced by PLHIV nationally. The data set for dissemination contains 377 variables...

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

Sasiragha Priscilla Reddy, Mathias Roberts, Ncebakazi Jonas, Pamela Naidoo, Xavela Thelmah Maluleke, Demetre Labadarios, Ronel Sewpaul &
Description: The data set consists of 190 cases and 285 variables. Abstract: The project aimed to assess healthcare professionalsâ behaviour and related determinants; including knowledge, attitudes, social norms, and self-efficacy towards providing adequate and sufficient maternal and child healthcare services. A cross-sectional quantitative self-administered questionnaire was completed by the healthcare professional in the maternal and child healthcare services in the selected districts of the 9 provinces in South Africa. Information collected included basic demographics, education...

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