Youth in Hong Kong 
To study materialistic values of Hong Kong adolescents.
Place of the study
A convenience sample of 281 secondary school students 11 to 20 years old.
- A survey based on a structured questionnaire was conducted.
- Data on the subjects’ materialistic values, family communication pattern, peer influence, family and peer communication, social comparison and media usage was collected.
- Materialism was measured by a shortened six-item version of Richins and Dawson’s (1992) scale and the Youth Materialism Scale.
- Chan, K., & Prendergast, G. (2007). Materialism and social comparison among adolescents. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 35(2), 213–228.