Table 7.

Association between spirituality measures and SF-36 and RAND-36

VariableCorrelation
ESRD Spiritual Beliefs ScaleSPSSWBS
Spiritual ScoreReligious InvolvementReligious FeelingsSupport NetworkBehaviorBeliefsOverallEWBRWB
SF-36
    physical functioning−0.060.00−0.01−0.05−0.02−0.10−0.070.07−0.16a
    role-physical−0.030.020.00−0.020.030.010.020.06−0.04
    bodily pain0.000.060.04−0.050.00−0.01−0.010.10−0.07
    general health0.040.010.030.100.030.030.030.29b0.22b
    vitality−0.01−0.030.010.050.090.090.100.27b−0.03
    social function0.040.010.030.130.060.080.080.17a0.06
    role-emotional0.030.070.05−0.020.070.090.080.130.05
    mental health0.15a0.100.12c0.16a0.16a0.17a0.16a0.31b0.14a
    overall health0.13a0.15a0.15a0.16a0.12c0.070.090.25b0.12c
RAND-36
    physical health composite0.040.080.08−0.010.020.010.020.14a−0.01
    mental health composite0.090.110.100.130.16a0.130.15a0.27b0.08
  • a P < 0.05.

  • b P < 0.001.

  • c P < 0.1 (borderline significance).