Table 2: Health information literacy skills of respondents.

Parameters Respondents with lab test
N = 64
Respondents without lab test N = 91 P-value
Skills to know the need for health information
Excellent 61(95.31) 26(28.57) < 0.0001
Average 2(3.13) 31(34.07)
Poor 1(1.56) 34(37.36)
Skills to access the needed health information
Excellent access 47(73.44) 66(72.53) 1.0000
Poor 17(26.56) 25(27.47)
Skills to evaluate the accessed health information
Excellent 28(43.75) 5(5.49) < 0.0001
Average 5(7.81) 9(9.89)
Poor 31(48.44) 77(84.62)
Skills to effectively use the accessed health information
Excellent 32(50.00) 26(28.57) 0.0075
Poor 32(50.00) 65(71.43)

Data are presented as figure with percentage in parenthesis. P is significant at <0.05. HI means Health Information

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