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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of the participants (n = 498)

From: Chinese health literacy scale for tuberculosis patients: a study on development and psychometric testing

Characteristics Total sample
(n = 498)
Sample of EFA
(n1 = 253)
Sample of CFA
(n2 = 245)
x2/z P
n (%) or mean ± SD n (%) or mean ± SD n (%) or mean ± SD
Age (range: 18–78 years) 37.25 ± 15.31 37.40 ± 15.45 37.09 ± 15.19 − 0.103 0.918
Gender     3.762 0.052
 Male 300 (60.2%) 163(64.4) 137(55.9)   
 Female 198 (39.8) 90(35.6) 108(44.1)   
Education     −1.827 0.068
 Less than primary school 81 (16.3) 38(15.0) 43(17.6)   
 Junior high school 122 (24.5) 55(21.7) 67(27.3)   
 Senior high school 227 (45.6) 123(48.6) 104(42.5)   
 College/university diploma or higher 68 (13.6) 37(14.6) 31(12.7)   
Marital status     2.543 0.468
 Single 194 (39.0) 100(39.5) 94(38.4)   
 Married 270 (54.2) 132(52.2) 138(56.3)   
 Divorced 21 (4.2) 12(4.7) 9(3.7)   
 Widowed 13 (2.6) 9(3.6) 4(1.6)   
Patient type     1.266 0.261
 Outpatient 278 (55.8) 135(53.4) 143(58.4)   
 Inpatient 220 (44.2) 118(46.6) 102(41.6)   
Medical history     1.404 0.495
 Initial treatment 358 (71.9) 177(70.0) 181(73.9)   
 Re-treatment 117 (23.5) 65(25.7) 52(21.2)   
 Drug-resistant 23 (4.6) 11(4.3) 12(4.9)   
Treatment time     −0.671 0.502
 1–2 months 306 (61.4) 152(60.1) 154(62.9)   
 3–8 months 176 (35.3) 92(36.4) 84(34.4)   
 > 8 months 16 (3.2) 9(3.6) 7(2.9)   
Occupation     12.010 0.100
 Factory worker 71 (14.3) 34(13.4) 37(15.1)   
 Agriculture 106 (21.3) 58(22.9) 48(19.6)   
 Professional and technical personnel 48 (9.6) 30(11.9) 18(7.3)   
 Office worker 11 (2.2) 5(2.0) 6(2.4)   
 Business/service staff 49 (9.8) 17(6.7) 32(13.1)   
 Student 74 (14.9) 44(17.4) 30(12.2)   
 Retired 21 (4.2) 9(3.6) 12(4.9)   
 Laid-off worker 48 (9.6) 20(7.9) 28(11.4)   
 Others 70 (14.1) 36(14.2) 34(13.9)   
Census     2.591 0.274
 Permanent residents 398 (79.9) 209(82.6) 189(77.1)   
 Temporary residents 70 (14.1) 32(12.6) 38(15.5)   
 Floating population 30 (6) 12(2.0) 18(7.3)   
Personal monthly income (RMB yuan)     −0.200 0.842
 < 1999 192 (38.6) 95(37.5) 97(39.6)   
 2000–2999 223 (44.8) 121(47.8) 102(41.6)   
 3000–3999 70 (14.1) 32(12.6) 38(15.5)   
 > 4000 13 (2.6) 5(2.0) 18(7.3)