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Table 3 Health Literacy Categories for Samplea

From: Parental health literacy and health knowledge, behaviours and outcomes in children: a cross-sectional survey

  Frequency Percent
Excellent 592 14.9
Sufficient 1564 39.3
Problematic 1342 33.7
Inadequate 482 12.1
Total 3980 100
  1. aCalculated using the HLS-EU methodology [11] using the following scores: Inadequate health literacy ranging from 0 to 25, problematic health literacy ranging from > 25–33, sufficient health literacy ranging from > 33–42 and excellent health literacy ranging from > 42–50