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Community Association

Procedures
After gaining Internal Review Board (IRB) approval at the host site, data collection occurred
through deployment of an online survey instrument, which was created and hosted on
QuestionPro.com, an electronic survey development program. Data gathered on the survey included bio-demographic information
and responses to SOC as measured across
its six subscales (reinforcement of needs,
membership, influence, shared emotional
connection, involvement, and emotional support). First, during mid-October of the 2019
fall term an announcement was emailed to all
students residing in corridor-style, suite-style,
and campus houses. Participants were given
two weeks to complete the online survey with
one email reminder sent seven days after the
initial request reminding those who had not
already done so to kindly consider participating in the research study. Data received from
completed surveys were downloaded directly
into an EXCEL data table and subsequently
uploaded into a statistical analysis computer
software program, SPSS, for analysis.

Participants
For sampling, a non-probability, purposive selection of typical cases was employed (Coyne,
1997). This strategy intentionally provides access to participations who have direct experience with the phenomenon of interest. This
study's participants included 350 undergraduate students from the same urban faith-based
university, representing 25.4% of the eligible
on-campus residential population. Gender
distribution among survey respondents was
109 men, representing 31.3% of total responses, and 241 women, representing 68.6% of total responses. First-year students represented
88.2% of study participants, with second-year
students accounting for 11.2%. The remaining were third-year class status. Seventy-seven
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percent of participants were 18 years old at the
time of participation (M = 18.25, SD = 0.48);
the remaining participants were between the
ages of 19 and 21 years old. Overwhelmingly, participants self-identified as White/Caucasian (88.8%), followed by Hispanic/Latino
(3.7%), Asian (3.7%), African American/Black
(2.6%), other (0.9%), and Pacific Islander
(0.3%).
	
Student housing type participation percentages align closely with the overall residential population from each hall type at the
university. From the total 1,380 students in
on-campus residences, 49.2% resided in corridor-style housing, 39.5% lived in suite-style
accommodations, and the remaining 11.3%
were residents in campus houses. Similarly,
among the 350 individual survey responses,
corridor-style housing represented 49.5% of
total cases, suite-style floor plan design represented 38.5%, and campus houses represented 12.0%.
	
Another important consideration is how
housing was determined for participants. All
students in this study were administratively
assigned to their housing placement. With
the exception of special considerations given
to students with documented need and also
for select athletes attending the institution
on a full athletic scholarship, an opportunity to rank housing type was not offered to
the study participants; they received their
housing assignment based on a randomized
process facilitated by administrative housing
staff. Because of this practice, all student
housing in this study was offered at the same
price. These practices help mitigate cost and
housing selection as confounding variables
in this study.

Psychometric Measure
Components from two existing inventories
measured the SOC paradigm in this study.


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