Table 2

Distribution of HLQ scores

ScaleRangeMean scoreSD
1: Feeling understood and supported by healthcare providers1–42.980.61
2: Having sufficient information to manage health1–43.070.49
3: Actively managing my health1–42.940.52
4: Social support for health1–42.960.59
5: Appraisal of health information1–42.770.54
6: Ability to actively engage with healthcare providers1–53.870.61
7: Navigating the healthcare system1–53.540.62
8: Ability to find good health information1–53.870.59
9: Understanding health information well enough to know what to do1–53.900.57
  • HLQ, Health Literacy Questionnaire.