Association of Neighbourhood and Individual Social Capital, Neighbourhood Economic Deprivation and Self-Rated Health in South Africa – a Multi-Level Analysis

@inproceedings{Chola2013AssociationON,
  title={Association of Neighbourhood and Individual Social Capital, Neighbourhood Economic Deprivation and Self-Rated Health in South Africa – a Multi-Level Analysis},
  author={Lumbwe Chola and Olufunke A. Alaba},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Social capital is said to influence health, mostly in research undertaken in high income countries' settings. Because social capital may differ from one setting to another, it is suggested that its measurement be context specific. We examine the association of individual and neighbourhood level social capital, and neighbourhood deprivation to self-rated health using a multi-level analysis. METHODS Data are taken from the 2008 South Africa National Income Dynamic Survey. Health… CONTINUE READING

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