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A cross-sectional description of social capital in an international sample of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH)

  • Allison Webel1Email author,
  • J Craig Phillips2,
  • Carol Dawson Rose3,
  • William L Holzemer4,
  • Wei-Ti Chen5,
  • Lynda Tyer-Viola6,
  • Marta Rivero-Méndez7,
  • Patrice Nicholas8,
  • Kathleen Nokes9,
  • Jeanne Kemppainen10,
  • Elizabeth Sefcik11,
  • John Brion12,
  • Lucille Eller4,
  • Scholastika Iipinge13,
  • Kenn Kirksey14,
  • Dean Wantland4,
  • Puangtip Chaiphibalsarisdi15,
  • Mallory O Johnson16,
  • Carmen Portillo17,
  • Inge B Corless6,
  • Joachim Voss18 and
  • Robert A Salata19
BMC Public Health201212:188

Received: 26 October 2011

Accepted: 13 March 2012

Published: 13 March 2012

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Original Submission
26 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Frances Cowan
10 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Audrey Pettifor
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Allison Webel
Resubmission - Version 3
10 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-188

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Research Scholar, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Case Western Reserve University
University of British Columbia School of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing
Rutgers College of Nursing
Yale University
MGH Institute of Health Professions
University of Puerto Rico
Institute of Health Professions, Global Health and Academic Partnerships, Brigham and Women's Hospital and MGH
Hunter College, CUNY, Hunter Bellevue SON
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Duke University School of Nursing
University of Namibia
Center for Nursing Research, Seton Family of Hospitals
Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
UCSF School of Nursing - Community Health Systems
University of Washington
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center