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Table 2 Mean values of the items from SpREUK-P 1.1 and reliability parameters

From: Engagement of patients in religious and spiritual practices: Confirmatory results with the SpREUK-P 1.1 questionnaire as a tool of quality of life research

  Factors and Items Mean value (Score 0–3) SD Factor load Item difficulty Corrected Item-Total correlation Alpha if Item deleted (α = 0.8517)
  Conventional Religious Practice (α = 0.8642)       
P2 go to church: 1.30 0.94 0.794 0.44 0.116 0.858
P20 participate in religious events: 0.87 0.98 0.779 0.29 0.266 0.851
P19 religious symbols are important in private area 1.37 1.03 0.772 0.46 0.414 0.846
P1 pray: 1.66 0.99 0.692 0.55 0.499 0.843
  Existentialistic Practice (α = 0.7797)       
P13 work on my self-realization: 1.65 0.80 0.782 0.55 0.318 0.849
P14 work on my spiritual development: 2.01 0.75 0.667 0.67 0.483 0.844
P11 try to get insight (also into myself): 2.07 0.75 0.606 0.69 0.682 0.838
P15 try to achieve a higher level of consciousness: 1.23 0.91 0.568 0.41 0.531 0.842
P10 reflect upon the meaning of life: 2.08 0.75 0.520 0.70 0.460 0.845
P16 try to convey positive values & convictions to others: 1.91 0.77 0.436 0.64 0.432 0.846
  Unconventional Spiritual Practice (α = 0.7535)       
P7 work on a body-mind discipline: 0.92 1.04 0.768 0.31 0.450 0.844
P4 meditate: 0.91 0.93 0.723 0.31 0.471 0.844
P8 perform distinct rituals: 0.99 1.02 0.682 0.33 0.577 0.839
P6 read religious/spiritual books: 1.24 1.15 0.595 0.41 0.371 0.826
P5 recite distinct (i.e. holy) texts: 0.71 0.86 0.534 0.24 0.483 0.844
  Humanistic Practice (α = 0.7907)       
P23 try to consider the needs of others: 2.31 0.56 0.774 0.77 0.319 0.849
P22 try to help others: 2.41 0.58 0.746 0.80 0.355 0.848
P24 thoughts are with those in need: 1.98 0.70 0.717 0.66 0.370 0.848
P25 try to do good: 2.30 0.58 0.650 0.77 0.302 0.849
P26 feel connected with others: 2.26 0.66 0.574 0.75 0.340 0.848
P3 try make an effort for other people: 2.21 0.70 0.445 0.74 0.499 0.844
  Nature-oriented Practice (α = 0.5853)       
P17 try to be aware of how I treat the world around: 2.42 0.60 0.725 0.80 0.396 0.847
P18 try to have a healing effect on environment: 1.85 0.82 0.616 0.62 0.519 0.843
P9 turn to nature: 2.03 0.81 0.551 0.68 0.244 0.851
  Guardian Angel       
P21x belief in (my) Guardian Angel: 1.79 1.03 0.584 0.60 0.377 0.848