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Table 1 Social capital components and indicators

From: Does social capital interact with economic hardships in influencing older adults’ health? A study from China

Components Indicators
Neighborhood cohesion How is the relationship between neighbors in your community?
When you need any help from neighbors, will someone lend you a hand?
Are you emotionally attached to your neighborhood?
Perception of trust How much do you trust your parents?
How much do you trust your neighbors?
How much do you trust people you meet for the first time?
How much do you trust your doctors?
How much do you trust the local government officials?
Social participation How many cultural/ political/ civic/ religious/ any other social groups or organizations have you participated in?
Perception of safety How do you rate the public safety in your neighborhood?