Social Environment Influence Lifestyle of Youth in Rural Area


  • Saberi Othman
  • Nur Ikhwan Mohamad
  • Mohd Mohni Iskandar
  • Kamarul Ariff Omar



This paper aims to discuss the influence of social environment on the lifestyle of youth in the rural area. The social environment refers to the immediate physical and social setting in which youth live or in which something happens or develops. It includes the public amenities provided by the authority to be used by the public. A healthy lifestyle was measured by asking respondents to respond to questions whether social environment facilities provided in the area influence the youth lifestyle. Social environment positively influences the healthy lifestyle of youth. However it differed between areas.

Keywords: Social Environment, Lifestyle, Youth

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Othman, S., Mohamad, N. I., Iskandar, M. M., & Omar, K. A. (2017). Social Environment Influence Lifestyle of Youth in Rural Area. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 9-15.

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