The Effects of the Social Economic Status of Parents and Community Peers on the Interest of Continuing to Study College in Students

8 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2019

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Evita Defyana

State University of Jakarta, Faculty of Economics, Students

Osly Usman

State University of Jakarta - Faculty of Economics

Date Written: July 5, 2019

Abstract

This study aimed to find the effects of the socio-economic status and peer environment on the Interest in Continuing Education to Higher Education in Vocational Students in Indonesia. The research method used is quantitative research methods. The population in this study were vocational students in Indonesia both from class X, XI, and XII. Data collection techniques used by researchers in this study were by distributing questionnaires or questionnaires. The processing of data in this study uses the SPSS program (Statistical Package for Social Science) version 22 by using validity test, reliability test, normality test, classic assumption test, multiple regression equation, hypothesis testing and coefficient of determination. The results of the study show that: (1) No there is a positive and significant influence of socio-economic status on the interest in continuing to study in college in students. (2) There is a positive and significant influence of peers' environment on the interest in continuing college studies with students. (3) There is an influence of socio-economic status and peer environment simultaneously on the interest in continuing to study in college in students.

Keywords: sosio-economics status, peer, continuing the study

Suggested Citation

Defyana, Evita and Usman, Osly, The Effects of the Social Economic Status of Parents and Community Peers on the Interest of Continuing to Study College in Students (July 5, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3415526 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3415526

Evita Defyana (Contact Author)

State University of Jakarta, Faculty of Economics, Students ( email )

Jakarta Timur, Jakarta
Indonesia

Osly Usman

State University of Jakarta - Faculty of Economics ( email )

Jakarta, ID Jakarta
Indonesia

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