Correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality in American adults

  title={Correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality in American adults},
  author={Leila Shahabi and Lynda H Powell and Marc A. Musick and Kenneth I. Pargament and Carl E. Thoresen and David A. Williams and Lynn G. Underwood and Marcia Ory},
  journal={Annals of Behavioral Medicine},
To advance knowledge in the study of spirituality and physical health, we examined sociodemographic, behavioral, and attitudinal correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality. Participants were a nationally representative sample of 1,422 adult respondents to the 1998 General Social Survey. They were asked, among other things, to rate themselves on the depth of their spirituality and the depth of their religiousness. Results indicated that, after adjustment for religiousness, self-perceptions… 

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