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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of health literacy measures and demographic variables

From: Examining health literacy on cholera in an endemic community in Accra, Ghana: a cross-sectional study

Items Sex N Mean rank
I know that I can get cholera through water that is contaminateda Female 242 209.2
Male 159 188.5
Total 401  
It is possible that I can get cholera through foodb Female 242 208.6
Male 159 189.4
Total 401  
I always cover my food to prevent it from flies and other insectsc Female 242 204.1
Male 159 196.2
Total 401  
  Education level
I know that I can get cholera through water that is contaminatedd No education 38 192.9
Primary 49 190.8
Junior high 152 206.0
Senior high 132 206.3
Tertiary 30 208.0
Total 401  
  1. Test statistics: a[Z = − 2.357, p = 0.018]; b[Z = − 2.075, p = 0.038]; c[Z = 0.0775, p = 0.438]; d[KWH 8.586, p = 0.0427]