Table 2

Lifestyle habits and health literacy of study participants
% N
Live with significant other
 Yes 65 13
 No 35 7
Live with children
 Yes 35 7
 No 65 13
Weekly visits to grocery store
 0-1 0 0
 2-3 80 16
 >3 20 4
Weekly visits to fast food restaurant
 0-1 50 10
 2-3 50 10
Health literacy*
 >50% chance of marginal or limited literacy 0 0
 Possibly limited literacy 10 2
 Adequate literacy 90 18

*Health literacy measured using the Newest Vital Sign, a rapid health literacy assessment.

Swartz et al.

Swartz et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:72   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-72

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