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Feyz 2020, 23(7): 764-770 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of effective factors in attracting students of Kashan University of Medical Sciences to congregational prayer in 2019
Mohammad Afshar , Razieh Mokhtari *
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, I.R. Iran. , razieh.mokhtari91@gmail.com
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Background: Considering the importance of prayer and its profound and wonderful effects on the individual and social life of youth and students, this study aimed to investigate the effective factors in attracting students to congregational prayers in Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 2019.

Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 205 students of Kashan University of Medical Sciences. The data gathering tool was a researcher-made, reliable and validity questionnaire in the field of effective factors in attracting students to congregational prayers, which was set according to 5 Likert scale. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and the t-test.

Results: The effective factors in attracting students to congregational prayers (by mean and standard deviation) were respectively: the participation of authorities and professors (3.23±0.89), cultural and internal organizational factors (3.2±0.84), physical and beauty atmosphere of the prayer room (1.07±3.03), factors related to the role of peers and friends (2.98 ±1.19), the individual factors (2.92±0.77), the parents related factors (2.71±1.03), and the factors related to Imam congregation prayer (2.69±1.007). There was a significant relationship between sex (P=0.001), field of study (P=0.006) and place of life of students (P=0.03) with their attraction rate.

Conclusion: According to the findings, university, authorities and family are effective factors in attracting students to congregational prayer. Therefore, it is worthy to analyze the factors that influence students' attraction to prayer and planning to achieve success in this way

Keywords: Prayer, Congregational prayer, Attraction, Student, Medicine, Paramedical, Effective factors
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/2 | Accepted: 2019/11/10 | Published: 2020/03/29
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