Assessing Residential Satisfaction by Level of Residence in Off-Campus Environment
Keywords:Residential satisfaction, levels of environment, off-campus environment
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
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