Table 4.

Predictors of Respondents That Always or Sometimes Want Their Physicians to Know About Their Beliefs

VariableCoefficientSEPValueOR95% CI
OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval.
* On a range from 1 to 5, with 1 = not spiritual at all, to 5 = extremely spiritual.
Beliefs give patient hope during times of illness0.7520.141<.00014.5032.588–7.836
Patient has spiritual beliefs that would influence a health care decision0.5530.151.00023.0251.676–5.461
30 to 64 years of age0.3600.105.00062.0541.363–3.096
Personal rating of spirituality*0.2830.108.00911.3271.073–1.641