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Pahang River community satisfaction towards their quality of life: the case of community in Pekan, Pahang


Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Md. Yassin, Sulaiman and Hassan, Md. Salleh and Othman, Mohd Shahwahid and Abu Samah, Bahaman and Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Ramli, Siti Aisyah (2011) Pahang River community satisfaction towards their quality of life: the case of community in Pekan, Pahang. Asian Social Science, 7 (12). pp. 43-55. ISSN 1911-2017; ESSN: 1911-2025


We examined the satisfaction of Pahang River community who live in Pekan towards certain aspects of their quality of life. What is the level of satisfaction of this community towards their quality of life; low, moderate or high? This is a quantitative study where questionnaire was used to gain the data needed. A total of 300 villagers had been selected as the respondents for this study. All of the respondents selected were the villagers that live along Pahang River in the area of Pekan, Pahang. SPPS was used to run the appropriate analyses. Overall, our analyses revealed that the Pahang River community living in Pekan have a moderate satisfaction towards their quality of life. However, further analysis employed, have indicated that Pahang River community in Pekan do have a high level of satisfaction towards four aspects of quality of life namely social involvement and relationship, safety at areas, home condition and education. Development in Pekan which includes the improvements along Pahang River need to continuously take place as it can have a huge impact on the Pekan community especially those who live along the Pahang River.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Human Ecology
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v7n12p43
Publisher: Canadian Center of Science and Education
Keywords: Pahang River; Quality of life; Rural development; Satisfaction
Depositing User: Nur Farahin Ramli
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2014 03:37
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 05:41
Altmetrics: http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.5539/ass.v7n12p43
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/24362
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