- Volume 17 Issue 3
With a view to the residential environment plan to improve the quality of life and health status of dwellers, the purpose of this study is to explore the co-relation between pedestrian environment and health performance in apartment complexes and to analyze the residents' evaluations on pedestrian environment for 'pedestrians-friendly residential environment'. The method of this study was research review and questionnaire survey research. Questionnaire surveys were conducted with the housewives at the two subject apartments in Busan. Based on tools to assess pedestrian environment, this study analyzed correlation between health-related satisfaction with residential environment and satisfaction with pedestrian environment. Satisfactions with pedestrian environment showed a strongly positive (+) correlation with contentment with health-related residential environment Second, this study analyzed residents' use, demands, and satisfaction for pedestrian environment. More active pedestrian environment are required (i.e. a trail or sports facilities) to create residential environment which could support the enhancement of physical health To perform the mean comparative analysis and correlation analysis of the survey results, PASW 18.0 was used.
Pedestrian Environment;Pedestrians-friendly;Healthy Housing Environment
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