Dataset details
Ref dataset: 817 (1.0.0)
Dataset title
Sexual victimization of children and adolescents in South Africa - 2014-2015
DOI 10.23662/FORS-DS-817-1
Ref dataset 817
Ref study 12477
Dataset language English
Additional information
Dataset version 1.0.0
Version notes
Publication date 09.10.2018
See variables on De Visu
Bibliographical citation Optimus Study South Africa, initiated and funded by UBS Optimus Foundation - 2014-2015 [Dataset]. Principle Investigator: Patrick Burton, Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, South Africa. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2018.
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Cross-section
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector
Available document types
  • Publications (final report, articles)
  • Syntax file
  • FORS documentation
  • Collection instruments
Remarks about the documentation
Restriction None
Special order
Special permission With prior agreement of author
Status Published

Optimus Study South Africa Data
Collection date - begin 01.09.2014
Collection date - end 01.09.2015
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe 15-17 year old adolescents
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Face-to-face interview (CAPI, CAMI, PAPI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases 9723
Number of variables 878