Gender differences in relationships between social capital and individual smoking and drinking behavior in Taiwan.

@article{Chuang2008GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in relationships between social capital and individual smoking and drinking behavior in Taiwan.},
  author={Ying-Chih Chuang and Kun-Yang Chuang},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 8},
  pages={1321-30}
}
Despite the concept of social capital receiving great attention in the area of health research, few studies have analyzed the differential effects of social capital between genders. This article assesses gender differences in the relationships between social capital and smoking and drinking behavior in Taiwan. Data on individual sociodemographic characteristics, smoking, drinking, and social capital were obtained from the Taiwan Social Change Survey conducted in 1995 and in 2000. The overall… CONTINUE READING

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