Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 1, Pages: 1-7
Young-Mee Kim1 , Jae-Sik Yang2* , Jong-Kil Lee3 , Ill-Gwang Kim4 and Su-Sun Park5
1 Department of Leisure Sports, Seowon University, Cheongju, 362-742, South Korea; [email protected]
2,3 Department of Sport Science, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, 305-764, South Korea; [email protected], [email protected]
4 Department of Leisure Sports, Seowon University, Cheongju, 362-742, South Korea; [email protected]
5 Department of Social Welfare, Seowon University, Cheongju, 362-742, South Korea; [email protected]
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of leisure participation motives of married immigrant women on the leisure satisfaction and social adaptation to Korea. For that purpose, this study purposively sampled a total of 620 married immigrant women from 6 areas within the entire nation and the survey on them was conducted. As the survey instrument, the questionnaire which consisted of three parts of measures for leisure motivation, leisure satisfaction, and adaptation to Korea was used. Cronbach’s α values of the questionnaire ranged from .723~.858, so it was deemed to be acceptable. To analyse the survey data, EFA (Exploratory Factor Analysis), correlation analysis, and multiple regression analysis were conducted with SPSS 18.0 program. The results of this study by final analyses on a total of 611 materials excluding insincere ones were as follows. First, self-development and social factors of leisure motivation had significant effects on leisure satisfaction. Second, among the three sub factors of leisure motivation, self-development factor had a significant effect on social adaptation to Korea, self-development and relaxation factors on cultural adaptation, and self-development and social factors on mental adaptation. Third, leisure satisfaction had significant effects on social and cultural adaptation to Korea.
Keywords: Adaptation to Korea, Leisure Motivation, Leisure Satisfaction, Married Immigrant Women
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