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Table 3 Regressing SAHL-D scores on educational level, demographic and literacy variables (standardized B; 95% CI)

From: A short assessment of health literacy (SAHL) in the Netherlands

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5
Prose literacy 1.01 0.80/1.22     
Vocabulary   0.71 0.61/0.82    
Objective HL (NVS-D)    1.80 1.36/2.23   
Subjective HL (HLS-EU)     0.09 -0.03/0.21  
Middle education level (ref = low) 1.74 0.08/3.74 1.21 -0.30/2.71 1.20 -0.53/2.92 3.11 0.82/5.40 2.07 0.15/3.99
High education level (ref = low) 4.64 2.82/6.46 3.53 1.87/5.20 4.95 3.07/6.83 7.71 5.42/9.99 7.48 5.49/9.47
Age 0.08 0.03/0.13 -0.05 -0.09/-0.01 0.11 0.06/0.16 0.00 -0.07/0.06 0.04 -0.01/0.09
Gender 2.57 1.19/3.95 3.65 2.40/4.90 1.95 0.51/3.39 2.48 0.49/4.47 2.88 1.29/4.47
Worked in health care in (ref = never) 0.74 -1.01/2.49 1.24 -0.34/2.82 1.33 -0.47/3.15 2.51 0.14/4.88 1.03 -0.99/3.06
Now works in health care (ref = never) 4.13 2.30/5.96 3.35 1.69/5.01 3.76 1.86/5.65 4.06 1.64/6.48 4.48 2.37/6.59
Adjusted R2 (SE) 0.444 (5.16) 0.548 (4.65) 0.406 (5.33) 0.332 (5.52) 0.257 (5.96)
  1. [Significant differences (p < 0.05) are presented in bold].