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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 1988;26(3):135-152.
논문편 : 아파트 거주자의 주거 특성과 주거개선 행위와의 관계 연구 - 45평 이상 아파트를 대상으로 -
연세대학교 가정대학 주생활학과
Housing Variables of Apartment Residents and Their Improvement Activities
The purpose of this study was to survey the improvement activities for the apartment house ; and to examine the relationship between apartment residents and their housing improvement activities in order to present some informations for the further studies and plans of apartment design and housing policy. Library and questionnaire survey methods were used in this research. the sample was taken from 102 housewives living in the apartments over 45 pyong (1602 sq. ft.), in Seoul, Data were analyzed with the SPSS using frequency, percentage, chi-square test, F-test, Duncan's multiple range test, η2, and C2. The results were as follows: 1. It was found that residents had experienced with 3.6 kinds of housing improvement activities. Living rooms, dining rooms, and kitchens in family living areas ; balconies and utility rooms in utility areas were improved for the physical convenience and quality of living. 2. This survey indicated that apartment residents evaluated thier housing condition as high, except storage spaces and outdoor noises. 3. About 80% of respondents were expected to live continuously in the current apartments because they were satisfied with the size of thier residences, However, they wanted to improve the inside of the entire apartment, especially bathrooms. 4. Variables which had a significant relationship in housing improvement activities in the past were the length of residence, the expected length of residence, and the characteristic of residence. 5. The expected length of residence, and the characteristic of residence were found to be effective variable for evaluating the current residence. 6. Finally, the expected length of residence, and the characteristic of residence were significant variables of the housing plan in the future. Housing improvement activities were prevalent recently and expected to be continued in the future. It can be said, therefore, that apartment residents have a long -term plan to live in one place rather than moving out ever two-three years.
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