Religious participations among the older persons in Malaysia

Zainab Ismail, W. A. Wan Ibrahim, B. Elmi

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Abstract

There are various religious activities conducted by the authority to increase the participation of the elderly residents in the old folk's home (Rumah Seri Kenangan), Malaysia. Religious activities of the elderly people may take several forms. This study seeks to analyze the religious participation among the elderly residents in the old folk's home, Malaysia. This study also seeks to analyze some demographic and family background among these elderly residents. To meet these objectives, a total of 203 elderly residents in the all nine old folk's home nationwide were selected. To get a true picture of their activities, respondents were asked whether or not they participate in certain religious activities during the previous week before the survey. Data of this study demonstrates the majority of the elderly residents are involved in certain religious activities conducted for them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)388-391
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number3 SPECL.ISSUE 2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012

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Keywords

  • Elderly
  • Older people
  • Religion
  • Religious activities
  • Religious participation

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
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Ismail, Z., Wan Ibrahim, W. A., & Elmi, B. (2012). Religious participations among the older persons in Malaysia. Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, 6(3 SPECL.ISSUE 2), 388-391.

Religious participations among the older persons in Malaysia. / Ismail, Zainab; Wan Ibrahim, W. A.; Elmi, B.

In: Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 3 SPECL.ISSUE 2, 01.2012, p. 388-391.

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Ismail, Z, Wan Ibrahim, WA & Elmi, B 2012, 'Religious participations among the older persons in Malaysia', Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, vol. 6, no. 3 SPECL.ISSUE 2, pp. 388-391.
Ismail, Zainab ; Wan Ibrahim, W. A. ; Elmi, B. / Religious participations among the older persons in Malaysia. In: Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences. 2012 ; Vol. 6, No. 3 SPECL.ISSUE 2. pp. 388-391.
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