Difficulties of Health Behavior of the Migrant Inter-marriage Women

결혼이주여성의 건강행위 어려움

  • Received : 2013.11.19
  • Accepted : 2013.12.20
  • Published : 2013.12.28


This study was an attempt to understand difficulties of health behaviors of the Migrant inter-marriage women and to describe the meaning of their experiences. The research data of difficulties of health behaviors of the Migrant inter-marriage women were collected in 2010 from April to May by using in-depth interviewing and observation method. Data from interviews and participant observations were analyzed according to Colaizzi's method. The findings shows that the central phenomenon for difficulties of health behaviors of the Migrant inter-marriage women are lack of health information, suffer through cultural differences, uncomfortable for using the health care centers and ends in the feeling of loneliness.


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