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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of outcome variables

From: Association of health literacy and nutritional literacy with sun exposure in adults using structural equation modelling

  No. %
Knowledge about vitamin D (correct response)
  Have ever heard of vitamin D 219 83.9
  Vitamin D is for maintaining bone health 217 83.1
  Vitamin D is for supporting calcium absorption 189 72.4
  Vitamin D can be increased by sunlight exposure 180 69
  Minimum time for sunlight exposure is 30 min 120 64
Attitudes toward sunlight exposure
  Like sunlight 144 55.2
  Use sun hat when exposed to sunlight 211 80
  Use sunscreen products containing SPF ≥ 15 when exposed to sunlight 168 64.4
  Like outdoor activities 177 67.8
  Spend most of the time outdoors 55 21.1
  Feel that have had sufficient sunlight exposure 83 31.8
Behavior for sufficient sunlight exposure 178 68.2
Health literacy
  Adequate 212 81.2
  Inadequate 49 18.8
Nutritional literacy
  Adequate 99 37.9
  Inadequate 162 62.1