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Table 1 Sample characteristics for face validity and main sample

From: German version of the Death Attitudes Profile- Revised (DAP-GR) – translation and validation of a multidimensional measurement of attitudes towards death

Variables Face validity (N = 32)
M (SD) [range] / %
Main sample (N = 216)
M (SD) [range] / %
Age 27.41 (3.69) [22–27] 24.37 (3.92) [18–39]
Gender
 Female 65.6 63.0
 Male 34.4 37.0
Semester
 1
 2 13.4
 3 2.3
 4 24.5
 5 3.3
 6 3.1 6.0
 7 6.3 2.3
 8 6.3 .6
 9 28.1 12.5
 10 34.4 20.8
 11 6.6 .9
 12 9.4 3.2
 > 12 6.3 3.7
Spiritual beliefs (%)
 Roman Catholic 59.4 32.9
 Protestant 9.4 23,3
 Christian orthodox 2.9
 Muslim 3.1 3.8
 Buddhist 6.2 1.9
 Jehovah’s Witnesses .5
 Atheist 21.9 11.9
 Non 22.9
Experience with Dying/ Death 96.9 84.7
Personally involved in topics Dying/Death in the last four weeks 21.9 17.6
  1. Note: Percentages of spiritual beliefs of main Sample based on N 210, since missing responses