Identifying and Ranking the Effective Factors on Declining Sense of Morality of Citizens of Tehran

Mahshid Salari, Maryam Goudarzi, Hamidreza Rahgozar


The aim of the present study is to identify and rank the effective factors on decline of moral feeling of citizens of Tehran and to this end, 385 of citizens of Tehran were selected by using simple random sampling method and completed the research questionnaire. Content validity of this questionnaire was confirmed by experts in this field and its reliability was also confirmed by using Cronbach’s alpha test which is equal to 0.85%. in the end, data collected from research was analyzed by using one-sample t-test and in LIZREL and results indicated that from the point of view of the citizens of Tehran, 8 factors of cultural, social, economic, statutory, political, family, personality and demographical factors have a significant effect on declining sense of morality of the citizens of Tehran. Results of Friedman’s test also indicated that among the effective factors on declining sense of morality of the citizens of Tehran there is a significant difference in terms of importance. In this regard, political factors have the highest level of importance and following that, personality, demographical, social, cultural, statutory, family and economic factors have 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th ranks of importance, respectively.



Ethics, declining sense of morality, citizens of Tehran.

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