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Table 1 The descriptive results of demographic variables and health literacy

From: The effects of health literacy in influenza vaccination competencies among community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong

 Mean (SD)
Age
(range: 65–93)
74.03 (7.02)
Gender (% of male)39.9%
Education
 Primary education or below67.8%
 Secondary education or above32.2%
Competence domainMean (SD)Mean (SD) per item (range:1–4)
Health careFinding information410.46 (2.72)2.62 (0.68)
Understanding information410.67 (2.64)2.67 (0.66)
Evaluating information49.26 (2.97)2.31 (0.74)
Applying information412.03 (2.56)3.01 (0.64)
Total (range: 16–64)1642.11 (9.74)2.63 (0.61)
Disease preventionFinding information49.89 (2.89)2.47 (0.72)
Understanding information38.25 (2.18)2.75 (0.73)
Evaluating information512.16 (3.68)2.43 (0.75)
Applying information38.01 (2.06)2.67 (0.69)
Total (range: 15–60)1538.23 (10.22)2.55 (0.68)
Health promotionFinding information512.57 (3.43)2.52 (0.69)
Understanding information410.13 (2.55)2.53 (0.64)
Evaluating information38.03 (2.28)2.68 (0.76)
Applying information410.67 (2.70)2.67 (0.67)
Total (range: 16–64)1641.87 (10.32)2.62 (0.65)
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