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pISSN : 2672-0264
대한건설보건학회지, Vol.2 no.1 (2020)
DOI : 10.36301/KSCH.2020.2.1.9
경기지역 외국인 근로자의 인터넷을 통한 보건정보 이용행태
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find an efficient way to provide health information to foreign workers by identifying the health information usage behavior of foreign workers through the internet and analyzing factors that affect foreign workers' experience of using health information through the internet. Methods: This study performed a survey targeting for 350 migrant workers in Korea, who visited for receiving the medical treatment of free medical examination and treatment, provided by Migrant Health Association in Korea in December 2007, and analyzed the use experience of health information through the internet by the workers. Results: The results of this study are as follow, with respect to the place of using the internet, the workers who use PC room showed 8.298 times more use experience than the workers who use public places. Those who use the internet almost every day showed 10.28 times more than those who do not use the internet. The workers who agreed with the needs of providing health information in their mother language on the internet in Korea showed 2.566 times more than those who did not agreed. Those who have an intention to participate in the offer of health information by e-mail showed 4.659 times more use experience in the internet health information than those who do not have. Conclusion: As the results of this study, it is thought that if the migrant workers obtain health information through the internet, it will be helpful for the improvement of healthy life. In order for the workers to acquire such health information through the internet, it is considered that it needs to provide the Internet health information written in various languages.