Variable Details:


Looman, Wendy (2006), "Development and Testing of Social Capital Scale for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs ", Research in Nursing and health, 29, 325-336.



  • Families’ sense of common good in the community.


  • We talk to others about ways to improve the community
  • We work with others in the community to make it a good place to live
  • We do things with our neighbors to improve the neighborhood
  • As parents, we are contributing to the community’s well-being
  • We work with families like our own to help the community understand our needs
  • Our child’s health is important to this community
  • There aren’t many things we can do to help others in the community.