Spiritual Intelligence among the Elderly across Gender: A Comparative Study
Keywords:Elderly, Gender, Spiritual intelligence
Aging, an inevitable process, is commonly measured by chorological age and as a convention, a person aged 65 years or more is often referred to as the “elderly.” The present study intends to identify spiritual intelligence among the elderly across gender. Sample for the study comprised 133 elderly (97 males and 36 females) between 60 and above of 75 years of age group. The 29-item spiritual intelligence questionnaire by Abdollahzadap1 et al. (2009) was used to assess the level of spiritual intelligence. The questionnaire measures the spiritual in terms of who are and what a particular person is and what constitute person’s spirituality. The test indicated no significant in spiritual well-being difference between male and female. In addition, there was no significant difference between females and males in terms of different components of spiritual intelligence.
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