Socio-demographic variables explaining the variability in the structure and functioning of war victims’ social support networks

Ignacio Ramos Vidal, Alicia Uribe Urzola, Ilse Cecilia Villamil Benitez

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Empirical evidence suggests that the structure and the patterns of interaction of the victims’ social network areabruptlyalteredasaresultofexposuretowarviolence.Theaims of this study are to examine the effects of age, length of residence in the community and educational level on: (a) network density, (b) homophily and (c) of social support multiplicity of war victims. Methods.– A cross-sectional exploratory study was carried out to achievethe study objectives. The participants are 106 residents (86 female, 81.1%) of a rural community. The mean age of the participants is 42.5 years (SD=16.4) an donaverage they has been living in the community for 28.8 years (SD=18.7). Most of the participants have primary education studies (47.2%). An egocentric networks design was developed to evaluate the structure and function of social support networks.
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EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2020

Palabras clave

  • Social network
  • War violence
  • Network density
  • Homophily
  • Social support multiplicity
  • age
  • Length of residence
  • Educational level
  • Egocentric networks

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