Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (Print ISSN: 1087-9595; Online ISSN: 1528-2686)


Influences of Social Awareness and Health Awareness on Social Behaviour and Perceived Welfare among Citizens of UAE

Author(s): Abdulla Hassan Matar Alkhayat, Ahmad Bashawir Bin Haji Abdul Ghani, Badariah Haji Din

The aim of study is to explore impact of social awareness and health awareness on the individuals’ social behavior and perceived welfare of citizens in the UAE. This study has two antecedent variables, one mediating variable, and one dependent variable as the following list. Social awareness and health awareness are independent variables, social behavior is the mediating variable and perceived welfare is the dependent variable. Population of this particular study is all the adults (eligible to fill up the survey) who possess the citizenship of UAE and living any of the seven states of UAE; it is important to mention that residents of UAE from other nationalities is not part of the study population. Based on Morgan table the sample size is 384. The data was collected by online survey during 2020. The results shows that social awareness and health awareness have a significant impact in explaining the variance of social behavior and perceived well fare as well. Besides, the social behavior plays a significant mediating impact on the two relationships besides to its original impact as well.

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