Sharing of Research Knowledge by the Research Subcommittee


A sharing of research knowledge on the topic of "Relation of health literacy and HIV/STIs related care in MSM" (A research project being conducted to fulfil the requirements for the degree of Master of Health Science of CUHK) had been conducted on 09 May 2015.


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Details of the study



Literature review:


Introducing literacy, introducing health literacy, models of health literacy, assessment tools of health literacy, health literacy and health outcome


Quantitative approach


Convenient sample


Questionnaire with establishing cross-cultural equivalence

Data analysis:

Validity checking (exploratory factor analysis), reliability checking (Cronbach α), correlation

In addition, an update of contemporary healthy literacy issue including concept of ehealth literacy was also shared.