The Life Satisfaction Analysis of Middle School Students Using Korean Children and Youth Panel Survey Data

한국아동·청소년패널조사 데이터를 이용한 중학생 삶의 만족도 분석

  • An, Ji-Hye (Dept. of Graduate school of education, Korea University) ;
  • Yun, You-Dong (Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University) ;
  • Lim, Heui-Seok (Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University)
  • Received : 2015.12.09
  • Accepted : 2016.02.20
  • Published : 2016.02.28


In this paper, data mining regression analysis and decision tree analysis techniques were used to analyze factors affecting the life satisfaction of middle school students. For this purpose, we analyzed Korean Children and Youth Panel Survey(KCYPS) data. As results, the common influencing factors to the life satisfaction were derived from regression analysis. Those factors are self-esteem, depression, total grade satisfaction, regional community awareness, career identity, annual delinquency damage experience, siblings' factors, trust, behavioral control, and concentration. Based on the result described by decision tree analysis, the factors that indicate a significant impact on the life satisfaction of middle school students were self-esteem, depression, career identity and attention factor.


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