Role of Religiosity in the Lives of the Low-Income Population: A Comprehensive Review of the Evidence. Religiosity Measures Used in Youth-Focused Research


Studies of religiosity and youth problem behaviors typically draw from large, nationally representative (often longitudinal) data sets, but rely on single-item measures of religiosity, typically youth church attendance. Attitudinal measures, including importance or salience of religion, also appear, but less frequently. A new strand of research has emerged that examines the role of parents religiosity on early childhood development. Early findings are discussed in this section.

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