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Table 1 Nine scales of the Health Literacy Questionnaire [44]

From: The role of health literacy in explaining the association between educational attainment and the use of out-of-hours primary care services in chronically ill people: a survey study

Scales
1. Feeling understood and supported by health care providers (1 = strongly disagree; 4 = strongly agree)
2. Having sufficient information to manage my health (1 = strongly disagree; 4 = strongly agree)
3. Actively managing my health (1 = strongly disagree; 4 = strongly agree)
4. Social support for health (1 = strongly disagree; 4 = strongly agree)
5. Appraisal of health information (1 = strongly disagree; 4 = strongly agree)
6. Ability to actively engage with health care providers (1 = cannot do; 5 = very easy)
7. Navigating the health care system (1 = cannot do; 5 = very easy)
8. Ability to find good health information (1 = cannot do; 5 = very easy)
9. Understand health information enough to know what to do (1 = cannot do; 5 = very easy)