Gender differences in religious practices, spiritual experiences and health: results from the US General Social Survey.

@article{Maselko2006GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in religious practices, spiritual experiences and health: results from the US General Social Survey.},
  author={Joanna Maselko and Laura Diane Kubzansky},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={2848-60}
}
Even though a majority of Americans report having spiritual/religious beliefs, the role of different dimensions of spirituality/religiosity in health is not well understood. Moreover, given that the experience of spirituality/religiosity differs for men and women, it is possible that the strength of the association between spirituality/religiosity and health may also differ by gender. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between spirituality/religiosity and three markers of… CONTINUE READING

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