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Analysis on status and influencing factors of health literacy on infectious diseases prevention among 2886 em-ployees in service industry of Beijing
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Pages: 32-35
Year: Issue:  1
Journal: Chinese Journal of Health Education

Keyword:  Services employeesHealth literacy on infectious diseases preventionInfluencing factors;
Abstract: Objective To analyze the health literacy level on infectious diseases prevention among the services em-ployees in Beijing and identify the influencing factors.Methods 2886 services employees who were handling the health cer-tificates in Beijing CDC were investigated by questionnaires about health literacy.Accuracy was used to describe the aware-ness on knowledge of infectious diseases,Chi-square tests were used to analyze health literacy on infectious diseases preven-tion of the subgroup subjects,and logistic regression was employed to determine the influencing factors.Results In our study,11.4% (329 /2886)of the subjects were classified as enough health literacy on infectious diseases prevention,and the low level of health literacy was observed among the subjects who were aged≥45 years (5.0%,14 /281),middle school and below (5.1%,40 /779),food related industries (9.9%,80 /809),average monthly income of 3000 -3999 RMB (8.8%,51 /579),and no internet-literate (2.8%,4 /142).Multivariable logistic analysis showed that education and in-come were the major influencing factors,among which the OR for junior college and above was 3.476 (95% CI:2.355 -5.130);for average monthly income of 3000 -3999 RMB was 0.514 (95% CI:0.280 -0.944).Conclusion The serv-ices employees in Beijing were considered as low level of health literacy on infectious diseases prevention and tailored inter-vention measures are urgently needed.
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