- Volume 2 Issue 1
The purpose of this study was to classify the types of housing life style. Housing life style was measured using four variables : furniture usage pattern, space usage pattern, family living pattern and heating system. A final Instrument was developed through the two stage pilot surveys. The respondents were 1,292 home-makers of the middle and high economic classes In Seoul and Daejeon, selected through stratified random sampling technique. Data were analyzed using SAS computer packages. The statistics used were frequency, percentage, Pear-3on`s correlation coefficient, Multiple Linear Regression, X2, and cluster analysis.The major findings were as follows : Five representative types of housing life style were found through cluster analysis. They were conventional minimum level life style, conventional optimum famiIy-centered life style, eclectic family-centered life style, contemporary optimum family - centered and contemporary so-cial, leasure-oriented life style.