Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Health Literacy Status and Understanding of the Prescription Instructions in Diabetic Patients

Table 4

Correct interpretation of prescription medication instruction by diabetic patients based on their health literacy levels.

QuestionsHealth literacy level value
Low ()High ()
Scores 0–60Scores 61–66

For route of administration (%)183 (76.6)24 (100)0.008
Frequency of intake in a day (%)161 (67.4)24 (100)0.001
Number of tablets per dose (%)148 (61.9)24 (100)<0.001
Relation of intake of drug with food (%)151 (63.2)24 (100)<0.001
Drug is for diabetes or other condition (%)161 (67.4)24 (100)0.001