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Baseline patient satisfaction survey in 266 clinics located in three health districts of the Eastern Cape: Amathole, OR Tambo and Chris Hani 2008 (EC-PSS 2008)

Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Adlai Steven Davids, Karl Peltzer & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The Eastern Cape Department of Health commissioned the HSRC for a patient satisfaction survey (PSS) to assess patient perceptions, expectations and satisfaction. The aim was to conduct a PSS in three health districts. This was conducted as a descriptive study, and the clinic sample was purposive. A survey was utilised as an instruments to identify issues for quality improvement initiatives. The data set contains 19401 cases with 96 variables. Abstract: Background: The Eastern Cape...

Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) 2007-08 Wave 1 - All provinces in South Africa

Karl Peltzer, Marguerite Schneider, Monde Makiwane, Khangelani Zuma, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data sets included in the SAGE 2007-08 study comprised household survey data, household members survey data and individual survey data. 396 of 600 targeted EAs (66%) were realised. WHO ID Number: ZAF-WHO-SAGE-2007-v01 Abstract: SAGE Wave 1 (2007/08) provides a comprehensive data set on the health and well-being of adults in six low and middle-income countries: China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russian Federation and South Africa. Objectives: To obtain reliable, valid and comparable health, health-related...

South African HIV/AIDS, Behavioural Risks, Sero-status, and Mass Media Impact Survey (SABSSM) 2002: Adult and youth data - All provinces

Olive Shisana & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The adult and youth data of the SABSSM 2002 study cover information from adults and youths 15 years and older on topics ranging from biographical information, media and communication, male circumcision, marital status and marriage practice, partner and partner characteristics, sexual behaviour and practices, voluntary counseling and testing (VCT), sexual orientation, interpersonal communication, practices around widowhood, knowledge and perceptions of HIV and AIDS, stigma, hospitalisation and health status. The data set consists of 643...

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

Olive Shisana & Education Labour Relations Council, Human Sciences Research Council, Medical Research Council (MRC)
Description: 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...

The impact of HIV-AIDS on the health sector 2002: Child data - All provinces in South Africa

Olive Shisana & Human Sciences Research Council, Medical University Of Southern Africa
Description: The data set contains child patients' data - demographic, morbidity, behavioural, environmental and data on health facilities (i.e. name, type, and province and health district). Patient biographic data (age, sex, race, residence, nationality, refugee status, place of birth, language, type of dwelling, education, employment; religion, orphan hood status, marital status of parents, etc.). Data on history of hospitalisation of patient and data on patients health status like weight loss, diarrhoea etc. and symptoms/diseases that...

South African Tourism Human Resource Development Skills Audit Review: Higher Education and Training Institutions Survey (THRD) 2016 - All provinces

Shirin Yousuff Motala, Norval Stewart Ngandu, Irma Booyens & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data set contains 201 variables and 35 Higher Education and Training Educators completed the web-based online survey. Abstract: The HSRC was commissioned by the National Department of Tourism in partnership with CATHSSETA to undertake a Tourism Human Resource Development Skills Audit and to develop a Tourism Human Resource Development Strategy for South Africa. A mix methods approach was adopted to facilitate the data gathering process including primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative data...

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

Evans Ngosa Mupela, Norval Stewart Ngandu & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: 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. Abstract: This study did an evaluation of the socio-economic spillovers of the introduction...

Early Childhood Development Forums - Save the Children South Africa Wentworth ECD Centre Audit (ECDF) 2011 - KwaZulu-Natal

Save The Children South Africa
Description: The data set contains the responses of the 16 ECD centres that participated in the 2011 Audit and includes 276 variables. A report for this study, 'Documentation of an Early Childhood Development Forum Approach A Study of the Save the Children South Africa Early Childhood Development Forum Model Report to Save the Children, South Africa May 2014', can be obtained from Mari van der Merwe at the following email address: MvanderMerwe@savethechildren.org.za Abstract: Forums in...

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

Shirin Yousuff Motala, Norval Stewart Ngandu, Mimi Ndokweni & City Of Johannesburg, Human Sciences Research Council
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...

Innovation Partnership for Rural Development Programme (IPRDP) 2017 Community Impact Assessment Round 1 (CIA1) - Household data in four provinces in South Africa

Peter Jacobs & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data set contains household demographic data in selected villages: 11 villages in 4 IPRDP district demonstration municipalities (Amathole, Chris Hani, Capricorn, Gert Sibande); and 4 comparison sites in 2 IPRDP demonstration municipalities (Sekhukhune; Ehlanzeni) and 2 non-demonstration municipalities (Ugu; Alfred Nzo). Abstract: The Department of Science and Technology (DST), through its Innovation Partnership for Rural Development Programme (IPRDP), contracted the Human Sciences Research Council (HRSC) to design, construct and implement a customised Monitoring...

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

Shirin Yousuff Motala, Norval Stewart Ngandu, Evans Ngosa Mupela, Jabulani Hazel Mathebula, Steven Masvaure, Yvonne Gwenhure, Mimi Ndokweni, Margret Mabugu & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: 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...

Perceptions of poverty and its manifestation in three provinces of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Limpopo (PPMSA) 2014

Shirin Yousuff Motala, Evans Ngosa Mupela, Margret Mabugu, Jabulani Hazel Mathebula & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: This data set was collected in Limpopo, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. The target populations were participants in NDA projects that were mainly concerned with income generation namely, the Vukuzenzele Weaving Project, the Zamokuphila Piggery Farming Cooperative, the Asisukume Msinga Agricultural Cooperative, the RASEKO Agricultural Cooperative and Emazizini Primary Cooperative. 15 respondents were selected from each project. The administered questionnaire dealt with policy perceptions of poverty across different themes. Abstract: The HSRC was contracted by...

Framework for the development of an annual development report for the National Development Agency (FDADR) 2013: All provinces in South Africa

Margret Mabugu, Nthabiseng Tsoanamatsie, Siyanda Jonas, Lebogang Mashile, Shirin Yousuff Motala, MR Molokomme & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: This is a qualitative study which conducted a total of 5 in-depth interviews. Organisations have been selected as respondents based on their experience and knowledge of development work in South Africa. Abstract: The National Development Agency contracted the Economic Performance and Development Unit, HSRC, to undertake a study that would offer a blueprint for the NDA's Annual Development Report, which would include amongst other things a report outline, target audiences etc. Hence the objective...

Civil Society Organisations' engagement in the Millennium Development Goal (CSO-MDG) processes in South Africa 2013

Yvonne Gwenhure, Margret Mabugu, Shirin Yousuff Motala, Mimi Ndokweni & Human Sciences Research Council, National Development Agency
Description: This data set contains 11 transcripts of interviews conducted with the key informants and civil society organisations' representatives. Independent individual key informants (4) Government representatives (1) Civil Society Organisations (6) Abstract: The National Development Agency contracted the Economic Performance and Development Unit, HSRC, to conduct a rapid assessment of the nature of engagement by civil society organisations (CSOs) in the design, implementation, and review of country specific Millennium Development Goal (MDG) strategies and processes....

DRDLR 2010 Technology Database: Eight provinces in South Africa

Timothy George Balne Hart & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The database incorporates technologies used in rural development initiatives in South Africa and includes those technologies identified at the 8 CRDP pilot sites. Abstract: The database incorporates technologies used in rural development initiatives in South Africa and includes those technologies identified at the 8 CRDP pilot sites. Agriculture; Mining; Manufacturing; Information and Communication Technologies; Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) e.g. biogas, solar panels, wind mills etc.; Environment (those that use natural environment materials to generate...

OXFAM 2010 Before We Eat We Must Struggle: The impact of the GEC at the household level evidence from a qualitative field study - Gauteng and Mpumalanga

Norval Stewart Ngandu, Catherine Cross & Human Sciences Research Council, Oxfam GB South Africa
Description: The 2010 (May - June) dataset contains a summary of the household responses as given by the head or partner of head to the interview team, using a single aide-memoire interview schedule with open-ended questions together with some quantitative questions. It covers the household situation in regard to poverty, hunger and the impact of the 2008 Global Economic Crisis on poor households and on their members from 2008-2009. Both text transcriptions of the recorded...

Agrarian Reform and Rural Poverty Reduction in South Africa (AR) 2012: Household data - KwaZulu-Natal, North West, Western Cape

Peter Jacobs, Timothy George Balne Hart, Shirin Yousuff Motala, Charles Nhemachena & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data set includes agricultural activities on transferred farmland, including access to state-funded agricultural support on household level. The data file contains 301 cases and 1042 variables. Abstract: This study sheds light on the nature of the relationships between agrarian reform and rural poverty reduction in order to learn lessons about the design of effective pro-poor agrarian policies. Secondary objectives include the following: To explore the factors that have impeded agrarian reforms in South...

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

Catherine Cross, Margret Mabugu, Norval Stewart Ngandu & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: 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. Abstract: The IPDM survey data is part of...

Investigating employer interaction with the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) 2013 - All provinces

Fabian Arends, Vijiyaluxmi Reddy & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data set contains information from employers who have registered vacancies on the ESSA database and covers topics regarding the size and location of their industries, the profile of the work force, experience with ESSA and other recruitment channels used. The data set contains 265 cases and 94 variables. 265 of the 605 employers realised providing a 43.8% realisation. Abstract: As part of the Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP), the Human Sciences Research Council...

siyaJabula siyaKhula's Learner Regeneration Project Mhinga in Limpopo (sJsK) 2013-14 Cohort 1 Grade 1

Jaqueline Ceridwyn Harvey, Kholofelo Charlotte Nunes, Shawn Rogers, Casper Hendrik Prinsloo, Matthews Matome Makgamatha, Vijiyaluxmi Reddy & SiyaJabula SiyaKhula
Description: The file contains the individual learner literacy scores as well as the parent or caregiver responses to the home questionnaire The data set contains 3981 cases and 181 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...

TARMII-fp: A teaching tool for enhancing literacy assessment (TTTELA) 2014: Grade 3 Pre-test - Four provinces in South Africa

George Frempong, Vijiyaluxmi Reddy, Pontsho Wiseman Thaba, Lolita Desiree Winnaar, Meganathan Moodley, Kholofelo Charlotte Nunes & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: Grade 3 learners responses to tests to assess their literacy level - pre-test. This data set contains 11 variables and 2853 cases. Abstract: The project involved the development of assessment software referred to as TARMIIfp to help foundation phase teachers in South Africa improve their teaching. The study asked the question 'to what extent do teachers' use the software to improve their learners literacy development? The research design involved selecting 20 experimental and 20...

ELL 2007: Employment and Learning pathways of Learnership participants in the NSDS phase II (ELL): All provinces in South Africa

Glenda Esther Kruss Van Der Heever & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: The data set consists of information on persons who registered for a learnership qualification and who enrolled in the first year of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) Phase II. A total number of 6 815 valid surveys were returned. This represents a total return rate of 85.2%. Abstract: In 2006 the Department of Labour (DoL) requested that the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) undertake a study that evaluated the effectiveness of learnerships in...

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003: Learner achievement tests - mathematics and science grade 8 (BSA) - South Africa as one of 50 countries

Vijiyaluxmi Reddy & Department Of Basic Education, Human Sciences Research Council
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 2003. The TIMSS data had a blocked design and different blocks were spread across 12 test booklets. This means that learners did not complete all items in all the blocks. 265 Schools were sampled accross South Africa and 10600 students (administered). This data set has 9220 cases. This data...

South African National Survey of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at Publicly Funded Research Institutions - Inaugural Baseline Study (IP-TT): 2014-15 Aggregated

Firdous Khan, Lwando Orbet Kondlo, Darryn Whisgary, Sinovuyo Takatshana, Gerard Patrick Ralphs, Nazeem Mustapha & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: This data set contains the responses of Offices of Technology Transfer (OTT) directors who participated in the IP & TT survey. This survey also contains a qualitative component. Abstract: This survey establishes baseline indicators required to track overall activity in Intellectual Property (IP) management and Technology Transfer (TT) at publicly funded research institutions in South Africa. The study period starts in 2008, the year when the Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and...

National Research and Experimental Development Survey (R&D) and other S&T related activities in Agriculture in South Africa 2010-11

Neo Molotja, Mario Andre Clayford, Nazeem Mustapha, Saahier Parker, Natasha Charmaine Saunders, Moses Mefika Sithole, Thomson Batidzirai, Lindsay Bell, Irma Booyens, Hlamulo Reply Makelane, Natalie Adelai Vlotman, Demetre Labadarios, Vaughan Leiberum, Bonelwa Mabovu, Cheryl Lynette Heinamann, Nolitha Nkobole, Madalitso Phiri, Guillermina Ritacco, Julien Rumbelow & Human Sciences Research Council
Description: This data set contains the aggregated data on Agriculture R&D and other S&T indicators by province as well as by government, higher education, not-for-profit organisations and science councils. Abstract: The National Survey on R&D and other S&T related activities in Agriculture in South Africa collected data from public institutions under strict confidentiality. Aggregate data were used primarily to inform policy and strategic planning at a national level. Primary data was primarily collected from public...

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