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Korean J Women Health Nurs. 2002 Dec;8(4):482-493. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.4069/kjwhn.2002.8.4.482
Lee IS .
Nursing Department, Keukdong College, Korea.
Abstract

This study was conducted to explore depression, husband's support, the differences of these variables according to general characteristics, and the correlation of these variables in married women. The data was collected from May 2000 till July 2000 by using a questionnaire. The subjects were 419 married women in the area of Seoul and Kyunggi-Do. The data was analized using the SPSS program The results were as follows :1. The mean score and standard deviation of depression was 13.97+/-8.49 with the range scoring from 0 to 52. The mean score and standard deviation of the husband's support was 17.83+/-8.63 with the range scoring the from 0 to 36. 2. The variables influencing depression were the woman's education level, the husband's education level, home income, marrital satisfaction, menstruation status, and sex related problems. The variables influencing husband's support were the woman's age, the husband's age, the women's education level, the husband's education level, the husband's religion, the husband's job, the home income, marrital period, marrital satisfaction, menstruation status, and sex related problems. 3. There was a moderative negative correlation between anxiety and the husband's support. In conclusion, community health nurses must plan and implement programs improving the husband's support in order to decrease depression in married women.

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