Faktor Pelindung dalam Kalangan Remaja di Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Kuala Lumpur: Kajian Awalan (Protective Factors of Adolescents in the People’s Housing Project (PPR) Kuala Lumpur: Results of a Pilot Study)

Noor Adilah Abdul Rashid, Nor Jana Saim, Ezarina Zakaria


Adolescents living in the People's Housing Project (PPR) is a group that potentially
contribute to the nation's development. However most studies about adolescents living in
PPR only considered them as at risk, problematic and tend to create chaos in a community.
Therefore, this study aims to highlight the protective factors among adolescents living in PPR
that can contribute to their positive development. This preliminary study was conducted on
30 respondents living in the People's Housing Project in PPR Kg Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur.
Data were collected using questionnaire the Resilience Youth Development Module
(RYDM). The data were then analyzed by using Statistical Package Social Science (SPSS)
opted to descriptive analysis to identify the level of protective factors and demographic
information of the respondents. Result shows that the protective factors of the respondents is
at a high level. Whereas analysis of mean value for each dimension in protective factor
indicates that home assets is the highest among respondents which is 26.33. The results of
this study are expected to have an impact on awareness of the stakeholders’ about the
importance of protective factors or external strengths that may enhance asset and positive
development among adolescents especially for those who live in PPR.

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