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Table 3 Correlation between latent variables (n = 1.993)

From: Towards a comprehensive, person-centred assessment of health literacy: translation, cultural adaptation and psychometric test of the Dutch Health Literacy Questionnaire

  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
1.Feeling understood and supported by health care providers 1         
2.Having sufficient information to manage my health 0.69 1        
3.Actively managing my health 0.45 0.59 1       
4.Social support for health 0.64 0.68 0.44 1      
5.Appraisal of health information 0.49 0.65 0.71 0.47 1     
6.Ability to actively engage with healthcare providers 0.62 0.70 0.32 0.57 0.47 1    
7.Navigating the health care system 0.54 0.73 0.33 0.55 0.49 0.96 1   
8.Ability to find good health information 0.44 0.73 0.35 0.50 0.57 0.89 0.96 1  
9.Understanding health information well enough to know what to do 0.43 0.62 0.32 0.43 0.44 0.89 0.92 0.93 1