Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Demographic characteristics of four study samples (N = 1231)

From: Validation of the short assessment of health literacy (SAHL-D) and short-form development: Rasch analysis

  Sample 1 (n = 559) Sample 2 (n = 231) Sample 3 (n = 329) Sample 4 (n = 112)
Sex n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
 Male 313 (56) 121 (52.4) 136 (41.3) 31 (27.7)
 Female 246 (44) 110 (47.6) 193 (58.7) 81 (72.3)
Age (mean, SD) 67.2 (2.3) 68.2 (2.1) 56.2 (2.3) 48.3 (2.2)
Education
 Lower 139 (24.9) 96 (41.6) 26 (7.9) 8 (7.1)
 Middle 138 (24.7) 27 (11.7) 189 (57.4) 68 (60.7)
 High 282 (50.4) 108 (46.8) 110 (33.4) 26 (23.2)
 Missing 0 0 4 (1.2) 10 (8.9)
SAHL-D score (mean, SD) 24.2 (6.6) 23.3 (7.4) 26.4 (4.3) 22.4 (6.0)