How much does social capital add to individual health? A survey study of Russians.

@article{Rose2000HowMD,
  title={How much does social capital add to individual health? A survey study of Russians.},
  author={Richard Rose},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={1421-35}
}
Some Russians are healthier than others. To what extent does their health vary with involvement or exclusion from social capital networks? The first section reviews alternative theories: human capital as the primary determinant; social capital, whether generic, situation-specific or simply a new label for old measures of social integration; or a composite theory--both human and social capital are major determinants of health. The evidence to test hypotheses consists of individual-level data… CONTINUE READING
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