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.



  • The family’s sense of belonging in the community and health care system.


  • People in the health care system don’t feel our child is important.
  • The health care system is set up to work for us.
  • Our child is basically invisible to the health care system.
  • When our family is having a hard time.
  • the community doesn’t seem to notice.
  • Our child hardly spends time with people outside our family.