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Table 2 Age, Health Status, Religiosity, and Spirituality: Correlations with Health Rating Scores

From: Self-rated health of primary care house officers and its relationship to psychological and spiritual well-being

Variable Mean Value (SD) Possible Range Spearman Correlations with Health Rating Scores P-value
Age 28.7 (3.8)   0.11 NS
CESD-10 7.0 (4.7) 0 (fewest depressive symptoms) – 30 (most) -0.30 < 0.0001
Duke Religion Index     
   Organized Religious Activity 3.5 (1.3) 1 (never) – 6 (> once/week) 0.06 NS
   Non-organized Religious Activity 3.0 (1.8) 1 (rarely/never) – 6 (> once/day) 0.05 NS
   Intrinsic Religiosity 11.2 (3.5) 3 (low) – 15 (high) 0.05 NS
RCOPE     
   Positive Religious Coping 15.1 (5.6) 6 (low) – 24 (high) 0.04 NS
   Negative Religious Coping 5.2 (1.8) 4 (low) – 16 (high) -0.08 NS
   Religious Discontent 5.2 (2.3) 3 (low) – 12 (high) -0.06 NS
   Religious Support Seeking 8.3 (3.9) 5 (low) – 20 (high) 0.11 NS
   Spiritual Support Seeking 11.8 (4.0) 4 (low) – 16 (high) 0.08 NS
FACIT-SpEx 71.5 (12.3) 0 (low) – 92 (high) 0.25 0.0001
  1. NS: Non-significant; CESD-10: Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression scale, 10-item version;
  2. FACIT-SpEx: Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Spiritual Well-being-Expanded scale