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Table 2 Social network parameters and their definitions

From: Networks to strengthen community social capital for suicide prevention in regional Australia: the LifeSpan suicide prevention initiative

Term Definition
Node Each node represents a member of the network
Tie A tie represents a self-reported link between two nodes
Density The number of actual ties divided by the number of possible ties. Reported as a percentage
Degree Number of ties per node (either nominated by others or by the member themselves)
Indegree Number of ties reported by others directed to the focal member
Centrality Members with the highest interaction (ties to and from) with others
Betweenness centrality Members who have high brokerage potential as they link two nodes that are not otherwise linked