The Effect of Youth Activity by Aspects of Individual, Family, and School Life on Youths -Focusing on Mediated Effects of Self-Esteem -

청소년활동이 청소년의 개인, 가족, 학교측면 결과에 미치는 영향 - 자아존중감의 매개효과를 중심으로-

  • 김순규 (전북대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 최혜정 (전북대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 박신애 (전북대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2012.08.23
  • Accepted : 2012.10.11
  • Published : 2012.11.30


This study aims to explore the effect of youth activity on aspects of individual, family, and school life on youths. Also, this study verifies the consideration of self-esteem as a mediated variable in reporting the effectiveness of youth activities. For the purpose, this study collected data from 1,088 high school and junior high school students in Jeollabuk-do, and performed a final data analysis from 1,063 of those students. SPSS 19.0 and Amos 18.0 were used to analyze the data. As the result of study, youth activities have a positive significant effect on individual, familial, and school life for the youth involved. The results also show that youth activity experiences contribute to self-esteem completely in the youths' individual aspect, and to partially in both familial and school life as well. This study suggested direction in conjunction with the activation of youth activities by analyzing the effectiveness of youth activities from a variety of viewpoints such as individual, familial, and school life for the youths involved.