Investigating the Methods of Tendency to Religion among High School Students in Andimeshk City

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Sociology, Andimeshk Branch, Islamic Azad University, Andimeshk, Iran

2 Master of Science in Education Management, Department of Education, Andimeshk, Iran

3 Department of Educational Planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

4 Master of Science in Counseling, Department of Education, Andimeshk, Iran

5 M.S. of Computer Science, Dezful Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dezful, Iran


Nowadays the global changes process and various developments in various fields of economic, social and cultural rights at the national level have led to present the issue of religion in the country as a sub-category alongside other categories. The aim of this study is to investigate the methods of tendency to religion and effective factors on it among high school students in Andimeshk. The data collection instrument is a questionnaire. In analyzing the data, the authors used Kendall's correlation coefficient, chi-square, multiple regression analysis and path analysis software SPSS. The results show that the mean of the rate of trend towards religion is in the average. There is a direct relationship between the variables of religious missionaries' role and the role of religion in signifying the life, the role of religion in meeting the spiritual needs and the attitude towards updating the religion. Regression analysis showed that 54 percent of the change in the attitude towards religion is related to the independent variables. According to the results of the analysis, the total amount of direct influence of independent variables on the dependent variable equals to 0.9 and according to the results of regression analysis; the variable amount of attitudes towards updating the religion is 0.57.