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Table 1 Self-reported importance of adolescent spiritual health by age and gender, Canada, 2014, weighted n = 25,036

From: Inequalities in the spiritual health of young Canadians: a national, cross-sectional study

    Spiritual Health (Full Scale) Spiritual Health Domain
Weighted Self Others Nature Transcendent
Gender Age n Percentage of weighted n rated as importanta (row %)
Boys Total 12093      
≤11 1120 63 84 80 70 44
12 2057 57 83 79 66 36
13 2363 51 81 76 62 34
14 2604 43 80 71 54 31
≥15 3949 39 75 72 49 28
p trend b   <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Girls Total 12943      
≤11 1185 70 86 85 76 48
12 2268 65 85 82 71 42
13 2504 55 79 82 64 37
14 2929 49 80 79 56 32
≥15 4057 46 82 82 53 28
p trend b   <0.001 0.02 0.25 <0.001 <0.001
  1. Note: (1) aScore ≥8 out of 10 for individual domains, ≥32 out of 40 for full multidimensional scale; (2) bLinear test for trend in percentages by age; (3) All analyses have been weighted