Individual-level analysis of social capital and health: a comparison of Arab and Jewish Israelis.

@article{BaronEpel2008IndividuallevelAO,
  title={Individual-level analysis of social capital and health: a comparison of Arab and Jewish Israelis.},
  author={Orna Baron-Epel and Ruth Weinstein and Amalia Haviv-Mesika and Noga Garty-Sandalon and Manfred S. Green},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={900-10}
}
Discrepancies exist in existing research regarding the association between social capital and self-rated health, most of which has been undertaken in the developed world. The aim of this study is first to assess the levels of the various variables describing individual social capital in Jews and Arab residing in Israel, and second to assess the association between individual social capital and self-rated health in these two population groups. The data were obtained from an Israeli health… CONTINUE READING

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