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Social capital and health in Australia: An overview from the household, income and labour dynamics in Australia survey

Berry, Helen; Welsh, Jennifer

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Social capital is associated with better health, but components of social capital and their associations with different types of health are rarely explored together. The aim of this study was to use nationally representative data to develop population norms of community participation and explore the relationships between structural and cognitive components of social capital with three forms of health - general health, mental health and physical functioning. Data were taken from Wave 6 (2006) of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28339
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.10.012

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