Users' perception of environmental functions provided by local government / Zaherawati Zakaria and Erny Arniza Ahmad

Zakaria, Zaherawati and Ahmad, Erny Arniza (2009) Users' perception of environmental functions provided by local government / Zaherawati Zakaria and Erny Arniza Ahmad. Other. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah. (Submitted)

Abstract

This research is about users' perception of environmental functions provided by local government focused on Kedah Local authorities. The primary objective of this study is to
investigate the factors affecting the users' perception of environmental functions provided by local government in Kedah. Instead of that, the study also aims at examining
the relationship between environmental functions and level of users' perception in Kedah, and finally to determine the most factors affecting the users' perception towards
local government functions in Kedah local authorities. The sampling of this research is about 300 respondents in Kulim Municipal Council, Sungai Petani Municipal Council and
Alar Star City Council. In this study, simple random sampling was used where only 100 respondents in each local authority were selected. This research used Pearson Correlation, Descriptive Statistic T-Test and ANOVAs for data analysis purposes. Data were collected from 228 users in October 2007 until January 2008. In this research five hypotheses were tested. The hypotheses which include cleanliness, collection and disposal wastes, drainage and sewage, sanitation and beautification programme was not
rejected. Findings indicated that all independent variables have significance with user's perception of environmental functions provided by local government in Alar Star City
Council, Sungai Petani Municipal Council and Kulim Municipal Council.

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Item Type: Monograph (Other)
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Zakaria, Zaherawati
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Ahmad, Erny Arniza
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation > Environmental risk assessment
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > Enviromental management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus > Research Management Institute (RMI), UiTM Cawangan Kedah
Keywords: Kedah Local; environmental; Sungai Petani Municipal Council
Date: February 2009
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/45620
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