Tag Archives: Academic Variables

The Level of Health Literacy In Relation To Academic Variables among Students of Home Economics at Najran University (Published)

The current study is an attempt to identify the level of health literacy among students of Home Economics program. It also aims to identify the significant differences among the sample responses due to the academic variables of grade, academic level, father education, and mother education. The descriptive approach utilized and a health literacy scale applied to a sample of (97) female students of Home Economics program at Najran University. The results concluded that the level of health literacy among the participants is low since their performances are less than the adequate level identified by the study. The statistical analysis shows that there are significant differences among respondents due to grade since students with high grades achieve a higher level of health education. In addition, there are significant differences among respondents due to father education and mother education, as health literacy is directly proportional to the academic level of parents. However, there are no significant differences attributed to the variable of student academic level.

Keywords: Academic Variables, Health education, Home Economics