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Table 2 Average score and knowledge rate of each scale in the three aspects and six dimensions

From: Exploring health literacy in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional analysis

Variables a Number of questions Total points 80% of the total score Mean ± SD > 80% score b Knowledge rate (%)
Three aspects
 KAA 22 28 22.4 19.1 ± 5.0 1767 33.9
 BAL 16 22 17.6 13.3 ± 4.5 900 17.3
 HRS 12 16 12.8 10.5 ± 3.6 1728 33.2
Six dimensions
 SVH 8 11 8.8 7.4 ± 2.5 2749 52.8
 ID 6 7 5.6 4.6 ± 1.5 1356 26.1
 CD 9 12 9.6 7.0 ± 2.7 988 19.0
 SAFA 10 14 11.2 10.5 ± 3.0 3008 57.8
 MC 11 14 11.2 8.7 ± 2.8 1449 27.8
 HI 6 8 6.4 4.8 ± 2.1 2132 41.0
Health literacy 50 66 52.8 42.9 ± 11.7 1004 19.3
  1. aKAA Knowledge and attitudes, BAL Health-related behaviour and lifestyle, HRS Health-related skills, SVH Scientific views of health, ID Infectious diseases, CD Chronic diseases, SAFA Safety and first aid, MC Medical care, HI Health information. b Number of participants with a total score > 80%