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Perception Related to Recycling Clothing and Analysis of the Actual Conditions for the Unused Clothing (의복 재활용에 대한 인식 및 사장의복 실태 분석)

  • Park, Younghee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.24 no.5
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    • pp.1-20
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    • 2020
  • This study analyzed the perceptions related to recycling clothing and the actual conditions of unused clothing based on demographic characteristics to help reduce environmental pollution. A total of 833 questionnaires were used in data analysis for this survey study. The subjects consisted of men and women in their 20s to 50s who resided in Gyeongnam and Ulsan, Korea. The data were analyzed by χ2-test using SPSS. The results obtained were as follows. The intention to recycle others' clothing was significantly different for all the demographic characteristics. Overall, the response "I have an intention to recycle others' clothing" was reported by a relatively high proportion of the respondents. The analysis of the motivation to others' clothing showed a significant difference in all demographic characteristics except gender. The main motivation for recycling clothing was because "I wanted to recycle the clothing". The factors hindering recycling others' clothing showed significant differences according to gender, marital status, and occupation. The main hindrance factor was reported as "feeling uncomfortable". The causes of occurrence of unused T-shirts significantly different for all demographic characteristics. The causes of occurrence of unused trousers and skirts was significantly different for all demographic characteristics except monthly income. The cause of undisposed, unused clothing was related to all demographic characteristics Overall, the response "reluctant to dispose of" was reported by a relatively high proportion of the respondents.

Consumer Dissatisfaction Factors and Purchase Behaviors of Backpacks

  • Kim, Mi-Sook;Kim, So-Young
    • The International Journal of Costume Culture
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    • v.3 no.2
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    • pp.147-160
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    • 2000
  • The purposes of the present study were to investigate the factors of consumer dissatisfaction with backpacks and to examine if the levels of dissatisfaction with the factors differ significantly among the groups determined by demographic characteristics and purchase behaviors. The differences in the purchase behaviors of backpacks were also tested among the groups determined by demographic characteristics. Data collection was consisted of two pilot tests and the final test. The questionnaire was distributed to 40 students of universities in Seoul from July 1 to 13 in 2000 and 351 were usable. Data were analyzed by factor analysis, t-test, χ²analysis, MANOVA, ANAOVA, Duncan's multiple range tests using SPSS PC/sup +/ Program. Five factors were formulated : durability, ease-of-care/color fastness, dimensional stability, wearability and design. Subjects were most dissatisfied with the dimensional stability of backpacks. Different demographic characteristics and purchase behaviors resulted in significantly different levels of dissatisfaction with selected factors. Significant differences were also found in selected selection criteria and purchase behaviors among groups determined by some demographic characteristics.

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The Different Analysis of the Preference and Benefits Sought of Smart Clothing based on Demographic Characteristics (인구통계학적 특성에 따른 스마트 의류에 대한 선호도 및 추구혜택 차이 분석)

  • Park, Younghee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.23 no.1
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    • pp.1-13
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    • 2019
  • This study aimed to analyze the preference, the factors of benefits sought, and the difference of benefits sought for smart clothing based on demographic characteristics. This survey study used questionnaire. The subjects of the survey consisted of men and women with ages ranging from twenty to fifty years old, who were living in Gyeongnam region. For the collected data analysis, Factor analysis, t-test, ANOVA, and Duncan multiple range tests were used by SPSS 23. The results obtained were as follows. The different analysis results for smart clothing based on demographic characteristics showed a significant difference with respect to marital status, age, monthly income, and occupation, but showed an insignificant difference with respect to gender. The factors of benefits sought for smart clothing were extracted from five factors-pursuit; image innovation and improvement, pursuit of healthcare, pursuit of body protection, pursuit of amusement and pleasure, and pursuit of hi-tech function. The different analysis results of smart clothing according to demographic characteristics showed a significant difference for pursuit of healthcare only with respect to gender, for pursuit of image innovation and improvement, healthcare, amusement and pleasure, and hi-tech function with respect to marital status, for pursuit of image innovation and improvement, healthcare, amusement and pleasure, and hi-tech function with respect to age, for pursuit of healthcare and body protection with respect to monthly income, and for all five factors with respect to occupation.

Information and Communication Technology Adoption in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Demographic Characteristics

  • KUSUMA, Hadri;MUAFI, Muafi;AJI, Hendy Mustiko;PAMUNGKAS, Sigit
    • The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business
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    • v.7 no.10
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    • pp.969-980
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    • 2020
  • This study examines the acceptance factors, barriers, benefits, and strategies for resolving Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adoption and usage problems based on the different demographic characteristics of SMEs. The demographic characteristics investigated are gender, educational qualifications, age, managerial status, and years of business experience. To the best of our knowledge, this paper is the first to examine a more comprehensive demographic characteristics in the context of ICT adoption. A survey using self-administered questionnaires was conducted to retrieve information from SME owners/managers in Pekalongan, the local city of Indonesia. The items in the questionnaire were discussed with various experts in the field and a pilot study was conducted prior to the distribution of the research instrument. The study made some interesting findings. No significant differences were found in the SMEs' adoption factors between the demographics of gender groups and educational qualifications. However, significant disparities were found to exist among the age compositions, managerial status, and years in business. Additionally, younger managers/owners of SMEs find it easier to understand the background factors of ICT adoption. Lastly, older managers/owners are more likely to stick to the organizational status quo, be less able to learn new technology, and more likely to avoid risky decisions.

The Research of Demographic Characteristics and Symptoms Distribution In Chronic Tension Type Headache (만성 긴장성 두통 환자의 인구학적 특성 분포 및 증상 분포에 관한 조사)

  • Gwak, Byung-Min;Hong, Kwon-Eui
    • Journal of Acupuncture Research
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    • v.26 no.5
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    • pp.127-135
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    • 2009
  • Objectives : The purpose of this research is to analyze demographic characteristics and symptoms distribution in CTTH. Methods : This research was carried out on 100 patient with CTTH. CTTH patients answered demographic characteristics and checked symptoms score by six point Likert scale in headache symptoms and associated symptoms questionnaire. Results & Conclusions : Over 50% of tension headache patients from this research answered 'yes' to 23 questions of headache symptoms and associated symptoms questionnaire. Among the 23 syptoms, two were appealed by more than 80% of the patients. The two symptoms are related to physical and mental fatigue.

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The Effect of Demographic Characteristics and Quality Recognition Factors on Purchase Intention of Organic Wine (유기농 와인의 품질지각요인과 인구통계학적 특성이 구매의도에 미치는 영향)

  • Ju, Eun-Young;Ko, Seong-Hee
    • The Korean Journal of Food And Nutrition
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    • v.25 no.2
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    • pp.348-356
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    • 2012
  • This study aimed to analyze the effect of demographic characteristics of consumers and quality recognition factors on purchase intention of organic wine, and to provide preliminary data necessary for the development of wine industry. By factor analysis of collected surveys, quality recognition factors of both the experienced and non-experienced group of organic wine environment/health, varieties of grapes, price, and four brand elements. First, among demographic characteristics, only income level hae a significant influence on the changes in quality recognition causes. Each of quality recognition causes of organic wine had a significant relation with purchase intent. The result of our analysis suggested that 'environment/health' was most influential for the experienced group, and 'health' was most influential for the non-experienced group. Therefore, this hypothesis is supported.

Demographic Characteristics and Small Business Success: Evidence from Indonesia

  • CHANIAGO, Harmon
    • The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business
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    • v.8 no.12
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    • pp.399-409
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    • 2021
  • The demographic characteristics of a leader are important for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several researchers have proven that demographic characteristics affect business success. Unfortunately, business success has only been analyzed from a financial perspective and has not been compared to the owner's interests perspective. This study examines business success from both perspectives. This study aims to analyze the demographic characteristics of small entrepreneurs and their impact on business success. Demographics consist of age, experience, education, and gender. Meanwhile, business success is seen from two perspectives: financial performance and the owner's interest. The study used an explanatory survey method. The number of samples is 155 entrepreneurs who are also the leaders of their businesses. The research was conducted in Bandung City, Indonesia, in 2021. The data was processed using descriptive statistics and multiple regression. The study results found that age only affects financial performance. Experience is proven to affect financial performance and the interests of the owner. Gender only affects the interests of the owner. This study concludes that in difficult times such as the COVID-19 pandemic, having young leaders who are experienced will make it easier to achieve business success.

A Study on Clothing Value and Influencing Factors of Women (성인여성의 의복가치관과 영향변인에 관한 연구)

  • Jung, Su-Jin;Choi, Su-Koung
    • Science of Emotion and Sensibility
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    • v.11 no.1
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    • pp.23-37
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    • 2008
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the differences in body cathexis, need, clothing value according to the demographic characteristics of women and to clarify the influences of demographic characteristics, body cathexis, and need on the clothing value. For the study, a questionnaire survey was conducted with 436 women in the Kyungnam region. Obtained data were analyzed by one-way ANOVA and $Scheff{\acute{e}}'s$ multiple range for differences in body cathexis, need, clothing value according to the demographic characteristics and multiple regression analysis for influence of demographic characteristics, body cathexis, and need on the clothing value. The results of this study were as follows. The body cathexis, need, clothing value according to the demographic characteristics showed significant differences in part. Among these factors, the media contact was proved to be more important on body cathexis, need, clothing value, but the income and occupation status did not have a difference on any subordinate factors of the clothing value.

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The Difference Analysis on the Preference and Desired Image of Skinny Jeans according to Demographic Characteristics (인구통계학적 특성에 따른 스키니 진의 선호도 및 추구이미지의 차이분석)

  • Park, Younghee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.20 no.4
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    • pp.141-152
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    • 2016
  • This study aims to draw the factors about the desired image of skinny jeans and to analyze the difference desired image, preference, and wearing satisfaction according to demographic characteristics. The data for this study were collected from men and women in their from 10s to 40s. This study used SPSS 20.0 for windows and factor analysis, t-test, one-way ANOVA were used to perform the statistical analysis on the survey data. The result showed that the desired image of skinny jeans was five. The difference results of skinny jeans according to demographic characteristics showed the significant difference in the comfortable and stylish image, the thin and long image, and the active image according to gender, in the bold and sensual image according to marital status, in the bold, comfortable, stylish, and sensual image according to age, in the bold image according to monthly income, and in the bold, thin, and sensual image according to occupation. The difference results about the preference of skinny jeans according to demographic characteristics showed that the groups of women, teenager, five millions won and over to six millions won in monthly income, owner-operators, service and production workers, office workers, middle and highschool students, and university students have the higher preference than the other groups. The difference analysis results about the wearing satisfaction of skinny jeans according to demographic characteristics showed that the groups of women, teenager, five millions won and over to six millions won in monthly income have higher wearing satisfaction than the other groups.

A Study on the Preference and Emotional Image for Obanggansaek (오방간색의 선호도 및 감성이미지 연구)

  • Park, Younghee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.23 no.4
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    • pp.38-52
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    • 2019
  • This study aimed to examine the factors associated with emotional imagery from Obanggansaek and to analyze the difference between emotional imagery and the preference for Obanggansaek according to demographic characteristics. This study surveyed the responses of 320 participants to a questionnaire. The subjects consisted of men and women in their 20s-50s living in Gyeongnam and Busan region. The data were processed with SPSS 20.0 and were analyzed using factor analysis, t-tests, ANOVA, and Duncan's multiple range test. The results obtained were as follows. Five emotional imagery factors were associated with Obanggansaek: modernity, attractiveness, conspicuousness, soft/hard feeling, and newness. The analysis of emotional imagery for Obanggansaek according to demographic characteristics showed a significant difference in modernity, attractiveness, conspicuousness, and newness with respect to gender; in attractiveness with respect to marital status; in modernity, conspicuousness, soft/hard feeling, and newness with respect to age; in attractiveness and conspicuousness with respect to monthly income; and in attractiveness, soft/hard feeling, and newness with respect to occupation. The analysis of preference for Obangganasek according to demographic characteristics showed that women, married people, people in their 50s, and specialists preferred Obanggansaek the most. The interaction effect between preference for Obanggansaek and the demographic variables showed significant differences between gender and age, gender and occupation, marital status and monthly income, age and occupation, and monthly income and occupation.