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Table 1 Sample Distribution

From: Establishing the HLS-M-Q18 short version of the European health literacy survey questionnaire for the Malaysian context

StateLocalityEthnicitynArea
SelangorUrbanMalay299Shah Alam
 Seksyen 1–5
 Seksyen 31
 Seksyen U9
 Seksyen U13
(6.298mil = 58.2%)(93.3%)Chinese103
n = 466n = 435Indian33
 RuralMalay21Hulu Langat
 Sesapan Kelubi Village
 Sesapan Batu Rembau Village
 Sungai Jai Village
 Taman Indah PKNS
 (6.7%)Chinese7
 n = 31Indian3
Kuala LumpurUrbanMalay82Segambut, Lembah Pantai
(1.782mil = 16.5%)(100%)Chinese38
n = 132n = 132Indian12
SarawakUrbanBumiputera91Kuching
(2.741mil = 25.3%)(57.8%)Chinese26
n = 202n = 117Indian0
 Rural
(42.2%)
Bumiputera66Sarikei (Maradong), Samarahan (Simunjan)
 n = 85Chinese19
  Indian0
  1. Location of study is determined by population density and racial distribution