Assessing Residential Satisfaction by Level of Residence in Off-Campus Environment

Muhammad Hilmy Muslim, Hafazah Abdul Karim, Ishak Che Abdullah, Puziah Ahmad

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This study aims to clarify the explanatory factors and the extent to which those factors help to predict the overall residential satisfaction among students living off-campus. This survey utilized a stratified sample of individuals with a questionnaire which was administered to 341 non-resident (NR) students, in seven groups of neighborhoods in the city of Shah Alam. In the analytic process, a Factor Analysis procedure is applied to reduce the data set and to uncover the relationships between various factors and dimensions of the students’ residential satisfaction. Descriptive results show a degree of satisfaction with each level of the residential environment.

Keywords: Residential satisfaction; levels of environment; off-campus environment

eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. 


Keywords


Residential satisfaction; levels of environment; off-campus environment

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21834/ajbes.v3i10.76

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