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3TMR Integrative Nursing  2018, Vol. 2 Issue (2): 76-86    DOI: 10.12032/TMRIN20180302
Meta-analysis     
The prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious disease between 2011 and 2015: findings from a meta-analysis
Chun-Mei Gao1, Xing-Yue Qiao1, Ge Li2,*(), Jing-Bo Zhai3,*(), Jin-Hua Si4, Chen Zhao5, Sheng-Nan Huang1
1Nursing School, Tianjin University of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
2College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
3Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
4Librarian of Tianjin University of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
5Graduate school of Tianjin University of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China.
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Abstract  

Highlights

The prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious diseases is generally low. It is noted that, this given prevalence is still different between urban and rural areas, with distinction among different regions. Of these all factors, educational level may be an essential one.

Editor’s Summary

Health literacy is the key contributor to maintain and promote the quality of their own health. It is essential to know the overall prevalence of Chinese residents for infectious diseases under the situation of facing the double challenges resulted from new cases and recurrence.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To systematically investigate the prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious disease between 2011 and 2015. Methods: The eligible studies were identified by searching China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang database and Chinese Scientific and Technical Periodicals Database. After abstracted information and appraised the risk of bias of all eligible studies, Stata software version12.0 was used to perform statistical analysis. Results: A total of 35 cross-sectional studies, including 94631 residents, were finally included in the present study. All eligible studies were appraised as to have the quality of more than 14 grades. Meta-analysis revealed that the prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious disease between 2011 and 2015 was 20.00% (95% CI, 18% to 23%). Conclusion: The prevalence of health literacy of Chinese resident for infectious disease between 2011 and 2015 are extremely low. And thus, it is essential to take targeted health education program depending on the characteristics of diverse group of people in order to improve the overall health of Chinese resident.



Highlights  The prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious diseases is generally low. It is noted that, this given prevalence is still different between urban and rural areas, with distinction among different regions. Of these all factors, educational level may be an essential one.
Key wordsChinese resident      Infectious disease      Health literacy      Meta-analysis     
Published: 24 June 2018
Corresponding Authors: Li Ge,Zhai Jing-Bo     E-mail: lzwf@hotmail.com;zhaijingbo@foxmail.com
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Chun-Mei Gao, Xing-Yue Qiao, Ge Li, Jing-Bo Zhai, Jin-Hua Si, Chen Zhao, Sheng-Nan Huang. The prevalence of health literacy of Chinese residents for infectious disease between 2011 and 2015: findings from a meta-analysis. 3TMR Integrative Nursing, 2018, 2(2): 76-86.

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https://www.tmrjournals.com/in/EN/10.12032/TMRIN20180302     OR     https://www.tmrjournals.com/in/EN/Y2018/V2/I2/76

Figure 1 Diagram of studies retrieval and screen
Table 1 The basic characteristics of the received studies
Table 2 The quality evaluation of the received studies
Figure 2 Meta-analysis on prevalence of infectious disease in various wealth levels. 1 is less than or equal to P25, 2 is greater than P25 and less than or equal to P50, 3 is greater than P50 and less than or equal to P75, 4 is greater than P75.
Figure 3 Meta-analysis on prevalence of infectious disease in various wealth levels
Item τ2 I2 (%) P
Meta-analysis of infectious diseases 0.2335 98.68 0.000
Cultural level, area 0.2101 98.65 0.991/0.044
area 0.2015 98.60 0.033
Table 3 Meta-regression analysis
Figure 4 Funnel plot for pooled results. Result for educational level (A) and different regions (B).
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