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Determinants of Utilization and Satisfaction of Equipments in Apartment Buildings
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Determinants of Utilization and Satisfaction of Equipments in Apartment Buildings
Lee, Ji-Eun;
Residential equipments are the necessary items for a particular purpose in a housing unit. They make effective use of the construction cost and play an important role in enhancing the satisfaction of the residents. The purpose of this study is to analyze how many residents use residential equipments in their home and feel satisfaction by using them. The binary logit model approach was used to examine the determinants of utilization and satisfaction of residential equipments. This is accomplished by direct survey on apartment residents nearby the capital for three weeks, in August, 2014 and analyzed 584 valid questionnaires. The analysis results are listed below: first, gender, age, occupation type, home ownership, housing sizes would largely influence the usage of the residential equipments. Second, utilization of each equipment, residents' characteristics, housing characteristics are the important factors which affect residents' satisfaction. The paper shows the benefit side the needs of the men and women resident are reflected in a balanced way for the installation of residential equipments; usage instructions for all ages to be easy to use are provided and remove an awkward things. In addition, it is needed to change the installation methods and types of equipments depending on the size and ownership of housing.
Residential equipments;Determinants;Utilization;Satisfaction;binary logit model;
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