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Table 2 Item missing, population-weighted response distribution and difficulty level of items

From: National indicators of health literacy: ability to understand health information and to engage actively with healthcare providers - a population-based survey among Danish adults

  Item missing Population-weighted1proportion in each response category Population-weighted proportion of population reporting difficult or very difficult across items
Items2   Very difficult Difficult Easy Very easy  
  % % % % % % (95% CI)
Understanding 2      
1a 6.9 2.6 13.4 57.2 26.7 16.0 (15.5 - 16.6)
2a 7.3 1.4 13.1 61.3 24.2 14.5 (14.0 - 15.0)
3a 6.7 2.0 10.8 58.3 28.9 12.8 (12.4 - 13.3)
4a 6.4 3.2 17.0 56.0 23.8 20.2 (19.6 - 20.8)
5a 7.0 1.0 7.8 64.7 26.6 8.8 (8.4 - 9.2)
Engagement 2      
1b 6.8 2.5 15.8 57.8 24.0 18.3 (17.7 - 18.8)
2b 6.5 1.7 12.8 57.4 28.2 14.5 (14.0 – 15.0)
3b 5.9 2.2 14.4 56.2 27.3 16.6 (16.1 - 17.1)
4b 7.3 2.0 16.3 56.9 24.8 18.3 (17.8 - 18.9)
5b 7.0 1.6 13.7 59.2 25.5 15.3 (14.8 - 15.8)
  1. n= 29,473, Central Denmark Region 2013.
  2. 1The sample is weighted based on register data to represent the population of the Central Denmark Region 2013.
  3. 2See Table 1 for description of items and scales.