Because length of time spent in the new culture may vary independently of level of acculturation (e.
What does LOA stand for?
LOA stands for Level of Acculturation
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- Level of Abstraction (research)
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At MARS, we recognize that a consumer's cultural background and level of acculturation affects how she thinks, acts and shops which is why we look at the whole person and her spectrum of interconnected experiences when developing an approach to a shopper marketing challenge," said Rob Rivenburgh, Chief Operations Officer at MARS Advertising.
The low score represented low acculturation level and the high score represented high level of acculturation of the participants.
The study also tried to identify whether the level of acculturation has an influence on the mode of adjustment to career.
Research on Hispanic high school students has found that level of acculturation accounts for significant variance in educational and career expectations (Flores & O'Brien, 2002; McWhirter et al.
That is, those who responded to the survey in English could be more acculturated than those who responded to the survey in Chinese or, in other words, the choice of the survey language could be an indicator of the level of acculturation, much like acculturation was typically measured by language itself in previous studies.
Determining the level of acculturation of the primary research participants was based on ideas drawn from acculturation rating scales that already existed and are well established in research with Mexican Americans (Cuellar, Harris, & Jasso, 1980; Matin, Sabogal, VanOss Matin, Otero-Sabogal, & Perez-Stable, 1987; Ramos-Sanchez, 2000).
The criterion variable was the level of acculturation stress.