- Volume 16 Issue 2
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The Current Status of Life and Happiness of Out of School Youth
학교 밖 청소년의 생활실태와 행복감 관련 변인
- Hwang, Yeoun-Kyoung (Dept. of Lifelong Education, Hanseo University) ;
- Hong, Eun-Young (Cheonan Youth Counseling and Welfare Center)
- Received : 2017.12.27
- Accepted : 2018.02.20
- Published : 2018.02.28
The purpose of this study was to analyze the current status of life and psychological characteristics of 250 out of school youth in Cheonan city, and to identify the factors affecting the happiness. For statistical analysis, SPSS 21.0 were used, and reliability, mean comparison, correlation and multiple regression analysis were applied. First, adolescents who stopped studying due to family problems was lower in self-esteem than those who did for other reasons. Males was higher in happiness than females, and those who were less than two years of drop-out duration than those with over two years. Second, out of school youth used a day as 7.9 sleeping hours, 3.91 working hours. For the places for daily activities, they stayed at home for 10.73 hours, at working place for 3.66 hours. The future plan was the most for job plan. Third, there was a positive correlation between self-esteem, hope, and happiness of adolescents out of school. Fourth, the relative impact on the happiness of out of school youth ranked in the order of self-esteem, hope, employment plans, and household income level.
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