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Table 4 Descriptive statistics and intercorrelations between the subscales of DAP-GR

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

  Fear of death Death avoidance Neutral acceptance Approach acceptance Escape acceptance
Fear of death
 Death avoidance .38***     
 Neutral acceptance - .39*** - .21**    
 Approach acceptance −.07 .00 - .10   
 Escape acceptance −.02 - .02 −.02 .31***  
  M 3.97 2.77 5.70 3.42 3.54
  SD 1.22 .98 .73 1.43 1.18
  Range 1.14–6.43 1–6 2–7 .98–6.6 1–7
 Kurtosis - .46 - .46 2.64 - .80 - .24
 Skewness - .22 .80 - .88 .17 .32
 Cronbach’s alpha .82 .79 .61 .94 .75
  1. Note: N = 216; * p < .050; ** p < .001; *** p < .0005. All p values are two-tailed