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Table 3 The characteristics of the pre-test sample

From: Measuring health literacy in populations: illuminating the design and development process of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q)

Gender 42 males
57 females
Age 15-81 years old
(mean 43.8)
Education 24% no formal education or primary education
34% secondary education
9% vocational training
32% tertiary education
Employment 62% working
15% studying
23% not working
Health-related employment 83% never worked in the health-care sector
  27% worked or had worked in the health care sector