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Table 5 Association between health literacy and independent variables in the crude and adjusted models among Iranian adult Kurdish population, 2018

From: Measuring the constructs of health literacy in the Iranian adult Kurdish population

Variable Health literacy score Simple linear regression
(crude)
Adjusted
β P-value β P-value
Age 9.78 0.11 0.001 0.016 0.098
Sex
 Male 9.22
 Female 10.30 1.08 0.000 −1.10 0.001
Education
 Illiterate 4.13
 Primary-junior high school 9.29 7.16 0.000 7.42 0.000
 High school-diploma 11.74 8.79 0.000 8.87 0.000
 Academic 12.92 8.79 0.000 8.93 0.000
Employment
 Unemployed 11.36
 Student 12.21 0.84 0.193
 Homemaker 8.62 −2.74 0.000
 Retired 11.22 −0.139 0.847
 Self-employed 9.37 −1.99 0.000
 Part-time job 10.39 −0.974 0.061
 Employed 14.40 3.04 0.000
Place of Residence
 Rural areas 09.67
 Urban areas 09.88 0.20 0.425