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An Analysis of Relationship between Older Adults’ Online Information Activities and their Life Satisfaction

Bora Kang 1 Heesop Kim 2 Mi Sook, Lee 2

1경북대학교 문헌정보학과
2경북대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationships between the online information activities of older adults and their life satisfaction. Online information activities were categorized into ‘information use ability’, ‘information use time’, and ‘information device use ability’, and the life satisfaction included such as ‘feeling of happiness’, ‘physical condition’, and ‘economical condition’. A total of valid 341 responses were examined and analyzed to test the research model using SPSS 19 and Amos. It found that the online information use ability and the online information use time had a positive effect to the information device use ability; it showed that the higher the information device use ability the higher their life satisfaction. However, the online information use ability and the online information use time had no effect to the older adults’ life satisfaction in this study.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.