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Table 2 factor loadings of social capital indicators

From: How are individual-level social capital and poverty associated with health equity? A study from two Chinese cities

  Main Components
Variables 1 2 3 4 5
1. Do you believe that when you are ill or feel uncomfortable someone will care for you? .051 .067 .776 .123 .137
2. Do you believe that if you are ill your neighbours will help you? .303 .010 .663 .062 .197
3. Do you believe that if you have private problems close friends or relatives will discuss them with you? .097 .079 .783 .162 .072
4. In how many civic/political/cultural/religious groups or organisations have you participated? .015 .838 .138 .035 -.046
5. Do you often take part in activities held by these groups or organisations? .060 .855 .145 .158 .047
6. How many times have you participated in community collective activities within the past year? .137 .655 -.142 .167 .224
7. Do you believe that the majority of residents in your community can be trusted? .199 .049 -.029 .089 .736
8. Would you like to ask your neighbours to watch your home when you are away? .466 .004 .048 -.038 .398
9. How do you feel about public safety in your community? -.029 .022 .249 -.094 .511
10. Do you believe that most community residents will participate in a programme conducted by the community that benefits only a few residents? .049 .085 .145 .078 .613
11. How many close relatives do you have? .092 .001 .044 .806 .039
12. How many close friends do you have? .098 .119 .178 .753 .012
13. Which of the following occupations are your close relatives and friends pursuing: government official, head of enterprises or institutions, doctor, teacher, lawyer and business leader? .016 .196 .091 .647 .015
14. Do you often visit your neighbours? .711 .031 .090 .084 .171
15. Do you often invite your neighbours into your home? .868 .116 .143 .092 .020
16. Do you often chat with your neighbours? .856 .068 .122 .088 -.020