Evaluation of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers Factors for Uptown Residential Preference among AAUA Students, Akungba- Akoko, Nigeria
Neighbourhood researchers now study the association between neighbourhood characteristics and individual notions. This study revealed the satisfiers and dissatisfiers for preference for uptown residential areas among off campus students of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko (AAUA). Four hundred students were sampled and administered questionnaire for this study. Three point Likerts scale was used to convert respondents’ subjective notions to objective notions. The COP of the nature of the physical surrounding, pollution and housing shell facilities were found to be 2.01, 1.96, and 2.00 respectively. Factors with MWV greater than theCOP and SCP were respectively found to be the driving factors and satisfiers for uptown residential areas in Akungba Akoko. At p = 0.5, these factors were not only significant buta high significant inverse relationship (r = -0.85) with 72.3% variation exists between the satisfiers and dissatisfiers for uptown residential areas of Akungba Akoko. This
study therefore recommends that the dissatisfiers’ factors should be addressed so as to improve the quality of life in the uptown areas and make these areas to be more habitable and conducive for students in Akungba Akoko.
© Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria 2016