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Zanko J Med Sci 2018, 19(60): 71-82 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Religiosity and Academic Achievement in Students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences in 2015
Ahmad Vahabi , Boshra Vahabi
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Background and Aim: The relationship between religiosity and academic achievement of students can determine the distance between different aspects of religiosity and scientific development at university level and assist the authorities in planning to avoid a gap between the scientific and spiritual aspects of the universities. The purpose of this study was to investigate the academic achievement and its relationship with religiosity in students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences.
Material and Method: This cross-sectional and analytical study was carried out on 670 students of Kurdistan University of Medical Science in 2015. The data were collected by a standard two-part questionnaire with Cronbach's Alpha of (0.824) which was used in other studies. The first part including demographic characteristics, and the second part was 26 questions aboutdifferent aspects of religiosity. The data were analyzed by SPSS 20, U-Mann-Withny and Kruscal Wallis test.
Results: More than 90% of the students answered all of the questions and returned questionnaires. 301 cases (49.5%) of them were man and the others were women. The mean score of the students' religiosity was 88.52±15.74. There was a significant statistical difference between the religiosity and academic achievement, but the correlation between them was inversely. The lowest and the highest mean scores were related to the religious rituals(2.68±0.91) and belief (3.88±0.84), respectively. There was a significant statistical difference between religiosity and sex (p<0.001).
Conclusion: The findings of this study showed thatthere is a reverse correlation between the level of religiosity and academic achievement of the students.The results of this research can provide a starting point for further study of the cultural affairs of the university so that by designing appropriate programs, including qualitative researches to find the reasons of this inverse relationship and take the necessary steps to resolve it.
 
Keywords: Religiosity, academic achievement, relationship
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/11/21 | Accepted: 2018/02/3 | Published: 2018/04/8
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vahabi A, vahabi B. The Relationship between Religiosity and Academic Achievement in Students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences in 2015. Zanko J Med Sci. 2018; 19 (60) :71-82
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