Study on Perception of Indoor Environmental Quality and Sick Building Syndrome in Jeli Campus, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan

Ayob, Aufa Aqilah (2016) Study on Perception of Indoor Environmental Quality and Sick Building Syndrome in Jeli Campus, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. Undergraduate project report, Faculty of Earth Sciences. (Submitted)

Abstract

The study aim to assess the students and staffs’ perception on indoors environmental quality and to identify the possible occurrence of sick building symptoms in Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. This study used the quantitative method, involving the descriptive method. The survey method was used to obtain the data from the respondents. 41 staffs and 299 students have been selected as samples in the study by using stratified random sampling method. A set of questionnaires has been used as an instrument in collecting the data and the reliability value was acceptable (Cronbach’s Alpha = 0.729). The result shows that majority 60.6% of respondents stated that they can accept the indoor environment. There are 40.7% of respondents showed that they sometime felt the sick building symptom. There is significant differences in comparison of the perceptions on indoor environment by respondents’ gender (p < 0.05). However, there is no significant difference between occurrences of the sick building syndrome with gender (p > 0.05). The bivariate correlation analysis shown the significant relationship between perceptions on indoor environment and occurrence of the sick building syndrome (r = 0.467, p = 0.000). Although the overall respondents’ perception on IEQ are acceptable but improvement is required especially on indoor air quality, ventilation, thermal comfort and noise services so that a better indoor environment can be enhanced.

Item Type: Undergraduate Final Project Report
Faculty: Faculty of Earth Sciences
Call Number: SBK 2016 003
Supervisor: Puan Siti Hajar Binti Ya'acob
Programme: Bachelor of Applied Science (Sustainable Science)
Deposited By: En. Shahrul Afzan Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 07:03
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 07:03
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/7750

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