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Table 3 Scope of measured components

From: Generic health literacy measurement instruments for children and adolescents: a systematic review of the literature

Component Study no. (for study numbers see Table 2)
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Understand   X X   X X   X      X   
Access   X X        X    X   
Apply   X            X   
Interest   X              
Belief   X              
Attitude   X      X   X       
Reading     X       X     X  
Communication    X     X         X
Decision-making    X             
Goal-setting    X             
Self-management    X             
Numeracy     X X          X  
Seeking      X        X    
Design of experiments & sample      X           
Knowledge        X   X   X     
Behaviour (health practice)        X   X       
Self-efficacy        X         
Capabilities for empowerment        X         
Satisfaction (i.e. asking, requesting, etc.)       X          
Received health education       X     X      
Evaluate         X        
Writing           X      
Appraisal           X    X   X
Patient-provider encounter           X   X    
Interaction / Navigation             X    
Rights and responsibilities             X    
Confidence             X    
Coping skills                X
Problem solving                X
Word recognition X               
Pronunciation X