• Chrisanctus C. Nwoko Department of Christian Religious Studies Federal College of Education, Eha Amufu



Religious affiliation, disability, attitude


There is growing concern about the attitudes of contemporary societies towards persons with disability. Observations indicate a wide variation in attitudes relative to disability in Nigeria regardless of their religious beliefs. Thus, the present study investigated the variations in attitude towards a person with a disability in Enugu State based on religious affiliations. The study adopted a cross-sectional research design. A convenient sample of two hundred and seventeen (n=217) respondents completed a self-report measure of the adapted version of the Attitudes towards Disabled Persons (SADP) scale. The result of the simple regression model revealed that the calculated value of F (1,215) = .461, P> .05 (.000) level of significance indicated a significant influence of religious affiliation on the level of attitude toward people with disability among the respondents. Most importantly, the finding revealed that religious affiliation contributed about 21.6% of the variation in attitude towards persons with disability. The finding has implications for disability policies.


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How to Cite

Nwoko, C. C. . (2022). THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION ON ATTITUDE TOWARDS PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA. International Journal of Advance Research in Education &Amp; Literature, 8(5), 73–77.