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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Development and validation of a brief screener to measure the Health Literacy Responsiveness of Primary Care Practices (HLPC)

Variable N %
Participants 1125  
Age
 Mean ± SD 52.4 ± 17.7  
 Range 18-96  
Gender
 Female 680 60.4
 Male 445 39.6
Migration status
 Non-migrant 921 82.4
 Migrant 197 17.6
Education degree
 Middle school degree 192 17.1
 Intermediate high school degree 298 26.5
 University entrance qualification 254 22.6
 University degree 195 17.3
Living environment
 Urban 504 44.8
 Rural 607 54.0
Insurance status
 Statutory health insurance 963 85.6
 Private insurance 151 13.4
 General practitioner as regular doctor 1066 94.8
Overall health status
 Very good 408 36.3
 Good 444 39,5
 Fair 202 18.0
 Poor 61 5.4
Chronic conditions
 Diabetes 99 8.8
 Coronary artery disease 143 12.7
 Hypertension 349 31.0
 Asthma 114 10.1
 Depression 134 11.9
Multimorbidity (>3 chronic conditions) 168 16.0