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Table 4 Descriptive measures for the trainee-supporter sociometric network (63-member network).

From: Network-based social capital and capacity-building programs: an example from Ethiopia

Measure Pre-MHA Year 1
Network-level measures   
Density (proportion of potential ties that were actually realized) 0.03 0.13
Density between and within groups of trainees and supporters Ties among trainees: 0.04 Ties among trainees: 0.13
  Ties from trainees to supporters: 0.03 Ties from trainees to supporters: 0.20
  Ties from supporters to trainees: 0.00 Ties from supporters to trainees: 0.12
  Ties among supporters: 0.05 Ties among supporters: 0.09
Isolates (members of the network not connected to anyone else) 8 isolates 2 isolates
Components (distinct and isolated subgroups in the network) 1 component + isolates 1 component + isolates
Individual-level measures   
Degree (all connections reported to/from the respondent) Mean: 3.52 Mean: 14.22
  SD: 3.11 SD: 10.87
Out-degree (number of connections reported by respondent re: others) Mean: 1.87 Mean: 8.14
  SD: 2.88 SD: 10.81
In-degree (number of connections reported re: respondent by others) Mean: 1.87 Mean: 8.14
  SD: 1.77 SD: 5.68
Trainee-supporter out-degree (number of connections reported by trainees regarding supporters) Mean: 1.04 Mean: 8.26
  SD: 1.46 SD: 5.82