The Relationship Between Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Religious Commitment in Choosing Shariah Compliant Hospital in Malaysia


  • Hamidah Mat Open University Malaysia, Menara OUM, Blok C, Kompleks Kelana Centre Point, Jalan SS7/19, Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
  • Wan Mohd Al Faizee Wan Ab Rahaman Open University Malaysia, Menara OUM, Blok C, Kompleks Kelana Centre Point, Jalan SS7/19, Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
  • Norazzila Shafie Open University Malaysia, Menara OUM, Blok C, Kompleks Kelana Centre Point, Jalan SS7/19, Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.



religiosity, shariah compliance hospital, RCI-10.


Religion and religiosity are frequently explored topics in consumer behavior. It demonstrates how religion influences both individual and society views and behaviors. Religiosity has two dimensions: intrapersonal and interpersonal. It is one of the most influential variables in people's lives. This study aims to identify the level of intrapersonal and interpersonal religious commitment among respondents and the relationship between their religious commitment and choosing a shariah compliance hospital. This quantitative research involved 30 samples from OUM academic staff. The Religious Commitment Inventory (RCI-10) developed by Worthington et al. (2003) was used to assess this religiosity. A 5-point Likert scale was used to assess each construct's items.  According to the findings of this study, the respondents have a high level of intrapersonal and interpersonal religious commitment, and there is a strong relationship between intrapersonal and interpersonal religious commitment. The study also found that religious commitment and choosing a Shariah Compliance Hospital have a significant moderate relationship.


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How to Cite

Mat, H., Wan Ab Rahaman, W. M. A. F. ., & Shafie, N. . (2023). The Relationship Between Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Religious Commitment in Choosing Shariah Compliant Hospital in Malaysia. UMRAN - International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies, 10(1), 47–57.