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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/335216
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Healthcare Needs Among New Immigrate Spouses in Taiwan
Author(s):
Chen, Tzu-Chun; Yu, Ching-Len; Chang, Su-Hsien
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Tzu-Chun Chen, MS, sylvie233@gmail.com; Ching-Len Yu, PhD; Su-Hsien Chang, PhD, RN, MSN
Abstract:
Session presented on Saturday, July 26, 2014: Purpose: To examine health care needs among new immigrate in Taiwan. This is a descriptive research design. Methods: This study used a purposive sampling method to recruit foreign and mainland Chinese spouses in Taiwan. SPSS 16.0 for Windows was used to analyze the data. An alpha of 0.05 was set as the level of significance. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, independent t test, and Pearson correlation. Results: Three hundred and forty-seven new immigrate spouses were recruited in southern Taiwan. The age of subjects ranged from 21-35 years old (58.5%). The majority subjects' educational level was junior high school (33.1%) and high received (31.4%). The majority of subjects came from southeast countries (62.5%). Results showed that majority of subject perceived good health (71.1%). Subjects also reported that they do not have other health insurance rather than national health insurance (72.3%). When subjects felt un-comfortable, only 47% of them went to visit a doctor. Thirty-three percent of them did was forbearance, and 18.2% used medicine without prescription. The major reason they did not go to visit a doctor immediate when they were sick was lack of time. Conclusion: This study is important for health care workers in Taiwan to understand health care needs among new immigrate spouses in Taiwan. Hence, health care worker in Taiwan should used these information to assist new immigrate spouses to maintain and improve their health.
Keywords:
New Immigrate; Taiwan; Health Care Needs
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
17-Nov-2014 ; 17-Nov-2014
Other Identifiers:
INRC14PST138
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleHealthcare Needs Among New Immigrate Spouses in Taiwanen
dc.contributor.authorChen, Tzu-Chunen
dc.contributor.authorYu, Ching-Lenen
dc.contributor.authorChang, Su-Hsienen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsTzu-Chun Chen, MS, sylvie233@gmail.com; Ching-Len Yu, PhD; Su-Hsien Chang, PhD, RN, MSNen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335216-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Saturday, July 26, 2014: Purpose: To examine health care needs among new immigrate in Taiwan. This is a descriptive research design. Methods: This study used a purposive sampling method to recruit foreign and mainland Chinese spouses in Taiwan. SPSS 16.0 for Windows was used to analyze the data. An alpha of 0.05 was set as the level of significance. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, independent t test, and Pearson correlation. Results: Three hundred and forty-seven new immigrate spouses were recruited in southern Taiwan. The age of subjects ranged from 21-35 years old (58.5%). The majority subjects' educational level was junior high school (33.1%) and high received (31.4%). The majority of subjects came from southeast countries (62.5%). Results showed that majority of subject perceived good health (71.1%). Subjects also reported that they do not have other health insurance rather than national health insurance (72.3%). When subjects felt un-comfortable, only 47% of them went to visit a doctor. Thirty-three percent of them did was forbearance, and 18.2% used medicine without prescription. The major reason they did not go to visit a doctor immediate when they were sick was lack of time. Conclusion: This study is important for health care workers in Taiwan to understand health care needs among new immigrate spouses in Taiwan. Hence, health care worker in Taiwan should used these information to assist new immigrate spouses to maintain and improve their health.en
dc.subjectNew Immigrateen
dc.subjectTaiwanen
dc.subjectHealth Care Needsen
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:47:08Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17en
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:47:08Z-
dc.conference.date2014en
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen
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