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Nationality and Information Behavior: Comparing Korean and Japanese Students

LEE,JAE WHOAN 1

1부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study discusses the meanings of nationality in information behaviour. In this study nationality was represented by citizenship and group personality(here, dependency) Surveys were conducted for data collection, and a questionnaire were completed by 331 participants(158 Korean students and 183 Japanese students). Simple frequency tests and chi-square tests were conducted to examine the proposed relation between citizenship and information behavior, that between dependency and information behavior. Also conducted was two-way ANOVA test to examine the relative significance of two independent variables(citizenship and dependency) in information behavior. The results of chi-square tests showed that both variables have statistically significant relationship with information behavior although the relationship was partially significant. And the results of ANOVA test showed that between the two variables, citizenship was more significant than dependency.

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