The Personal Social Networks of Resettled Bhutanese Refugees During Pregnancy in the United States: A Social Network Analysis.

Title

The Personal Social Networks of Resettled Bhutanese Refugees During Pregnancy in the United States: A Social Network Analysis.

Creator

Kingsbury Diana M; Bhatta Madhav P; Castellani Brian; Khanal Aruna; Jefferis Eric; S Hallam Jeffery

Publisher

Journal of community health

Date

2018
2018-12

Description

Women comprise 50% of the refugee population, 25% of whom are of reproductive age. Female refugees are at risk for experiencing significant hardships associated with the refugee experience, including after resettlement. For refugee women, the strength of their personal social networks can play an important role in mitigating the stress of resettlement and can be an influential source of support during specific health events, such as pregnancy. A personal social network analysis was conducted among 45 resettled Bhutanese refugee women who had given birth within the past 2 years in the Akron Metropolitan Area of Northeast Ohio. Data were collected using in-depth interviews conducted in Nepali over a

Subject

Bhutan; Communication; Community health; Extended Family; Female; Human; Interpersonal Relations; Interviews; Maternal and child health; Ohio; Pregnancy; Psychological; Qualitative Studies; Refugees; Refugees – Psychosocial Factors – In Pregnancy; Social network analysis; Social Networks – Utilization – United States; Social support; Stress; United States

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1028–1036

Issue

6

Volume

43

Citation

Kingsbury Diana M; Bhatta Madhav P; Castellani Brian; Khanal Aruna; Jefferis Eric; S Hallam Jeffery, “The Personal Social Networks of Resettled Bhutanese Refugees During Pregnancy in the United States: A Social Network Analysis.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 25, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/3233.

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