Sanhujori Subjectivity in Husbands of Pregnant Women

산후조리에 대한 임부 남편의 주관성 연구

  • Park, So-Yeon (Dept. of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University) ;
  • Wee, Hwee (Dept. of Nursing, Kunsan National University)
  • 박소연 (목포가톨릭대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 위휘 (군산대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2019.08.19
  • Accepted : 2019.09.20
  • Published : 2019.09.28


Purpose: This study aimed to identify the type of Sanhujori subjectivity experienced by husbands of pregnant women, and analyzed the characteristics of each type. Method: Q-methodology was used and 207 statements were extracted. Finally, 37 Q-samples were derived and 40 P-samples used the 9-point scale to distribute statements. Data were collected from March-May 2018 and analyzed using PC-QUANL program. Results: The analysis of factor weights and variables showed that 48.0% of the total variance was explained by three types of subjectivity, namely, 'couple-centered pursuit of women's health', 'expecting emotional recovery and requiring social support', and 'each family makes their own family system' for which the explanatory powers were 38.1%, 5.8%, and 4.1%, respectively. Conclusion: This study is meaningful as it explores Sanhujori from the viewpoint of husbands; its findings can be used to both evaluate Sanhujori service in Korea and provide basic data to develop convergent services for Sanhujori.


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