Impact of Perceived Stress and Religious Attitude on Life Satisfaction in Generation Y
Year: 2020 Vol: 5 Number: 2
This study aimed to discuss the relationship between the religious attitude, perceived stress, and life satisfaction of Generation Y, born between 1980 and 1995. Additionally, the study examined the degree of how religious attitude, perceived stress, and life satisfaction differed by age group, gender, employment status, educational status, worship, religious belief of the self, religious belief of the family, receiving religious education, and income status. The correlational design was used in this research. The study sample comprised 387 adults who were born between 1980 and 1995, selected from office workers in different sectors with the appropriate sampling method. The Ok Religious Attitude Scale, Perceived Stress Scale, and Life Satisfaction Scale were used as data collection tools. The findings revealed that there was a statistically significant relationship between the Ok Religious Attitude Scale, Perceived Stress Scale, and Life Satisfaction Scale. In addition to this finding, the results also pointed out that religious attitude and perceived stress predict life satisfaction. Moreover, it was found that the Perceived Stress Scale scores differedsignificantly according to gender, employment status, perceived income status, and religious belief status; the Ok Religious Attitude Scale scores differed significantly according to gender, religious education, worship, religious belief, and family’s religious belief. Likewise, the scores of the Life Satisfaction Scale differed significantly according to variables of gender, worship, perceived income level, religious belief, and educational status.