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Table 1 Questions and labels included in the factor analysis for the social capital index

From: Social capital is associated with lower mosquito vector indices: secondary analysis from a cluster randomised controlled trial of community mobilisation for dengue prevention in Mexico

DimensionQuestionLabel
Personal relationshipsP27. How much do you talk with your family members about how to avoid mosquitoes in the house: a lot, a little or not at all?Family communication
P28. How much do you talk to your neighbours about how to avoid mosquitoes in the neighbourhood: a lot, a little or not at all?Neighbourly communication
Social network supportP7. Do the neighbours in this street help each other?Mutual assistance
P8. When a family in the community has a wedding, who helps with the preparations for the wedding?Festive help
P9. When a family in the community has a death, who helps with the wake, burial and prayers?Grief support
P12. If your home was destroyed by an earthquake, hurricane or flood, who would give you shelter for at least two weeks?Disposition
P26. Who is the most responsible for control of dengue mosquito breeding sites: yourselves, health personnel, or both?Responsibility
P32. Who is/are the person or people who work/s most for the health of the people of the community?Health collaboration
Civic engagementP10. Would you dedicate part of your time to a project that does not benefit you directly but has benefits for other people in the community?Solidarity
P6. When there is a problem in the community, who decides about its solution?Self-Management
P11. Do you think your neighbour would dedicate part of his/her time to a project that does not directly benefit him/her but does benefit other people in the community?Confidence
P17. Does anyone in this house participate in a group or association?Social participation
P18. In the last year, has anyone from this household participated in a parade or meeting related to health?Health participation
P29. So far this year, how many times have you met in the community to talk about how to avoid mosquitoes?Community meeting
P31. How many people in the house have participated with the people of the community, in activities to control mosquitoes?Dengue participation
Trust and cooperative normsP21. In your opinion, has the mistreatment of women in this community increased, decreased or remained the same?Friendliness
P22. Do you feel safe in your community or neighbourhood?Safety
P4. Do you consider that this community can avoid dengue on its own?Self-sufficiency
P22. Do you think it is worth spending time and money each week to eliminate mosquito breeding sites in your home?Individual benefit
P23. Do you think your neighbours feel it is worth spending time and money each week to eliminate mosquito breeding sites in their homes?Collective benefit
P30. What is the main activity that has given the best results to the people of this community for the control of mosquitoes?Identified activity