Does greater individual social capital improve the management of hypertension? Cross-national analysis of 61 229 individuals in 21 countries


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Palafox B., Goryakin Y., Stuckler D., Suhrcke M., Balabanova D., Alhabib K. F. , ...Daha Fazla

BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH, cilt.2, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

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Introduction Social capital, characterised by trust, reciprocity and cooperation, is positively associated with a number of health outcomes. We test the hypothesis that among hypertensive individuals, those with greater social capital are more likely to have their hypertension detected, treated and controlled.