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Table 4 Correlation among demographic variables, ES-HL and BIPE

From: Association between echinococcosis-specific health literacy and behavioural intention to prevent echinococcosis among herdsmen on the Tibet Plateau in China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1. Sex

        

2. Age

−0.102*

       

3. Degree of education

0.064

−0.383***

      

4. Marital status

0.126*

−0.357***

0.384***

     

5. Family monthly income per capita

−0.004

− 0.013

0.159**

− 0.017

    

6. Perceived echinococcosis information support

−0.09

−0.141**

0.053

0.015

−0.031

   

7. Information acquisition and evaluation ability

−0.023

−0.243***

0.269***

0.044

0.081

0.527**

  

8. Echinococcosis-specific self-management ability

−0.131**

0.064

−0.032

−0.065

− 0.04

0.646**

0.371***

 

9. BIPE

−0.137**

0.042

−0.026

−0.092

− 0.127*

0.439***

0.283**

0.454**

  1. Table legend: Table 4 summarizes the correlation among the demographic variables (sex, age, education level, marital status, family monthly income per capita), three factors of ES-HL and BIPE. Demographic variables were all categorical variables, which were set as dummy variables for correlation analysis. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01,*** P < 0.001