Table 3.

Descriptive statistics of spirituality measures (n = 253)

Spirituality MeasureaMean ± SD
ESRD Spiritual Beliefs Scale (out of 20)
    spiritual score9.9 ± 6.7
    religious involvement8.8 ± 6.6
    religious coping9.3 ± 6.5
ESRD Support Network (out of 50)22.9 ± 10.2
SPS (out of 6)
    behavior2.9 ± 1.7
    beliefs3.5 ± 1.6
    total3.3 ± 1.6
SWBS (out of 60)
    existential42.9 ± 8.8
    religious38.8 ± 11.4
  • a Spirituality measures are not statistically different among three dialysis modalities: Predialysis, HD, and PD.