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Table 5 Relationships (level of significance) between the HL index scores, sub-index scores and socio-demographic characteristics (binary analysis)

From: Health literacy among participants from neighbourhoods with different socio-economic statuses in the southern region of Hungary: a pilot study

   cHL HC DP HP
Age (years) p 0.549 0.978 0.490 0.350
  ra −0.051 −0.002 −0,058 −0.080
Gender pb 0.393 0.031* 0.499 0.738
Female mean 34.6 33.8 35.5 34.5
Male mean 36.0 37.3 36.8 33.9
Educational level pc 0.018* 0.253 < 0.001* 0.107
primary school mean 31.2 31.8 30.4 31.5
secondary school mean 36.7 36.5 38.1 35.5
university degree mean 36.4 35.2 38.3 35.7
Health education pb < 0.001* < 0.001* < 0.001* < 0.001*
yes mean 39.9 39.5 41.7 38.5
no mean 33.7 33.5 34.3 33.2
Type of settlement pc 0.043* 0.350 0.003* 0.111
village mean 33.4 33.4 33.5 33.1
town mean 35.3 35.5 35.9 34.5
county town mean 38.3 36.3 41.4 37.2
Economic status pc 0.027* 0.025* 0.117 0.022*
below average mean 33.1 32.4 34.4 32.5
average mean 36.1 36.7 36.6 35.2
above average mean 39.3 37.5 40.4 40.1
Marital status pc 0.864 0.891 0.708 0.920
single mean 34.0 33.8 34.8 33.5
married mean 35.9 35.8 37.4 34.5
living in relationship mean 35.2 35.0 35.4 35.3
divorced mean 33.8 33.6 34.4 33.5
widow mean 34.8 34.6 34.1 35.9
Children in household pb 0.015* 0.391 0.009* 0.001*
yes mean 37.3 35.6 38.6 37.7
no mean 33.6 34.2 34.3 32.4
  1. *significant difference (p < 0.05)
  2. aPearson Correlations
  3. bTwo sample t-test
  4. cANOVA test