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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of social capital indicators in wave 1

From: Investigating the relationship between self-rated health and social capital in South Africa: a multilevel panel data analysis

Variable n (%)
Individual-level indicator  
Personalised trust 2063 (23.27)
Generalised trust 1065 (12.01)
Group membership  
Financial group 2085 (23.52)
Production group 155 (1.75)
Private interest group 1051 (11.85)
Community service group 733 (8.27)
Political group 614 (6.93)
Household-level indicator  
Norms of reciprocity (high) 5850 (65.98)
Norms of association (high) 5399 (60.90)
Neighbourhood-level indicator mean (SD)
Proportion of neighbourhood personalised trust (high) 0.24 (0.20)
Proportion of neighbourhood generalised trust (high) 0.12 (0.13)
Proportion of neighbourhood reciprocity (high) 0.66 (0.20)
Proportion of neighbourhood associational activity (high) 0.61 (0.22)
Proportion with financial group membership 0.24 (0.16)
Proportion with production group membership 0.02 (0.03)
Proportion with community service group membership 0.08 (0.09)
Proportion with private interest group membership 0.11 (0.09)
Proportion with political group membership 0.07 (0.10)