- Volume 7 Issue 1
A Study on the Information Search, Information Use and Search Outcome of Adolescent Consumers -Focus on Clothing Purchase Behavior-
청소년 소비자의 정보탐색, 정보활용 및 탐색성과에 대한 인과분석 -의류 구매를 중심으로-
- Heo, Jin-Young (Dept of Chungnam National Univ.) ;
- Kim, Young-Seen (Dept of Consumer & Family Mgt., Chungnam National Univ.)
- Published : 1998.06.30
The purpose of this study is to investigate the information search, information use and search outcomes. 420 students in Chungnam and Taejon area were surveyed. Questionnaire survey method and multiple regression and path analysis were used. Some major conclusions were as follows: 1) The levels of the information search, information use and search outcomes were relatively low. 2) The volumes of information search and the contents of information were mainly affected by psycho-behavioral variables. 3) The level of information use was affected by the content of information, desire to seek information, involvement, and previous knowledge. 4) The search outcome was affected positively by the information use, involvement, volume of information search, desire to seek information, and perceived risk. 5) The volume of information search and the information use were the parameter of the search outcomes.