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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
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