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Table 1 Some characteristics of participants (Turkey, 2019)

From: The adaptation of Turkish health literacy scale for literate Syrian adult refugees living in Turkey: a reliability–validity study

Characteristics na %
Sex (n = 1207)
Male 639 52.9
Female 569 47.1
Educational status (n = 1200)
Primary school 80 6.7
Secondary school 233 19.4
High school 297 24.8
University 590 49.2
Marital status (n = 1205)
Never married 386 32.0
Married and living with spouse 731 60.7
Widowed/divorced/separated 88 7.4
Working status in Turkey (n = 1206)
No 628 52.4
Yes 573 47.6
Economic status (n = 1205)
Very good 57 4.7
Good 278 23.1
Moderate 566 47.0
Below moderate 203 16.8
Poor 101 8.4
Speaking Turkish (n = 1202)
No 330 27.5
Moderate 493 41.0
Yes 379 31.5
Health insurance (n = 1186)
No 604 50.1
Yes 582 48.3
Having any chronic disease (n = 1203)
No 951 79.1
Yes 252 20.9
  1. aThere are various number of missings for every variable