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The Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith scale measures the strength of religiosity.

Data File: Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Source:
  • Plante, Thomas G., and Marcus T. Boccaccini. 1997. "The Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire." Pastoral Psychology 45(5):375-387.
  • Plante, Thomas G., Charlotte L. Vallaeys, Allen C. Sherman, and Kenneth A. Wallston. 2002. "The Development of a Brief Version of the Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire." Pastoral Psychology 50(5):359-368.



General Instructions:

Alpha = .97.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


RFQ1 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. My faith is extremely important to me. [Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire, Short-Form] (RFQ1)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused70.5
1) Strongly agree45029.6
2) Agree30219.9
3) Somewhat agree18312.0
4) Neither agree/disagree24716.3
5) Somewhat disagree654.3
6) Disagree1067.0
7) Strongly disagree16010.5
TOTAL1,520100.0

Item Instructions (RFQ1):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data.


RFQ2 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. My religious faith impacts many of my decisions. [Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire, Short-Form] (RFQ2)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused70.5
1) Strongly agree35723.5
2) Agree25516.8
3) Somewhat agree20813.7
4) Neither agree/disagree26217.2
5) Somewhat disagree926.1
6) Disagree1338.8
7) Strongly disagree20513.5
TOTAL1,519100.0

Item Instructions (RFQ2):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data.


RFQ3 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. I look to faith for meaning and purpose in my life. [Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire, Short-Form] (RFQ3)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused80.5
1) Strongly agree40226.5
2) Agree27618.2
3) Somewhat agree20213.3
4) Neither agree/disagree26817.7
5) Somewhat disagree694.5
6) Disagree1218.0
7) Strongly disagree17211.3
TOTAL1,518100.0

Item Instructions (RFQ3):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data.




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