A study on the Health Status, Social Support and Acculturative Stress of Filipino Marriage-Migrant Women

국제결혼한 필리핀 이주여성의 건강상태, 사회적 지지와 문화적응 스트레스

  • Received : 2011.08.22
  • Accepted : 2011.12.13
  • Published : 2011.12.31


Purpose: The aim of the study was to identify the health status and social support of international married women according to acculturative stress. Methods : Filipino marriage-migrant 110 women participated in the study, lived D city and C city from December 2009 to June 2010. Results: The average score of health status was 83.47. The average score of social support was 3.48. The average score of acculturative stress was 2.37. Health status were significantly associated with age, years living in Korea, way of marriage and Korean friends. Social support was associated with age, way of marriage and Korean friends. Acculturative stress were associated with age, years living in Korea and way of marriage. According to acculturative stress level, acculturative stress had a significant impact on health status and social support. Conclusion: These results may contribute to a better understanding of health status, social support and acculturative stress of international married women. These findings are basis to development of health management intervention program for international married women.


Immigrant;Women;Health status;Social support;Acculturative stress


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