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Table 3 Correlation analysis between the validity criterion and the score of the HLQ

From: The health literacy questionnaire among the aged in Changsha, China: confirmatory factor analysis

Scales correlation coefficient P
Total score of the HLQ 0.129 0.011
1. Feeling understood and supported by healthcare providers 0.191 0.000
2. Having sufficient information to manage my health 0.159 0.002
3. Actively managing my health 0.113 0.026
4. Social support for health 0.122 0.016
5. Appraisal of health information 0.112 0.027
6. Ability to actively engage with healthcare providers 0.164 0.001
7. Navigating the healthcare system 0.100 0.048
8. Ability to find good health information 0.112 0.028
9. Understand health information well enough to know what to do 0.130 0.010