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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2020, 2(7); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2020.020720.

Research on the Current Situation and Countermeasures of Citizens Health Literacy in Zigong


Xiaogang Li1, Cheng Liang1*, Dongping Lu2, Lin Liu1, Fuyin Huang1, Chao Zhang1

Corresponding Author:
Cheng Liang

1College of Sport, Sichuan University of Science & Engineering, Zigong 643000, Sichuan, China
2Ziliujing District Education and Sports Bureau, Zigong 643000, Sichuan, China
*Corresponding Author


Health literacy is a comprehensive ability of citizens to understand, obtain and make decisions on basic health information and health services. Method: By using the methods of literature review, interview and mathematical statistics, this paper conducts a questionnaire survey on 1000 citizens in four districts and two counties of Zigong. Result: (1) the overall health literacy of Zigong citizens is 17.82%. (2) The main influencing factors of health literacy of Zigong citizens are education level, occupation, age and monthly income level. (3) The key intervention groups of Zigong citizens health literacy are the elderly, migrant workers and female citizens. (4) The health intervention of citizens in Zigong should focus on improving the life style related to the occurrence of chronic diseases and improving the skills of safety first aid from the perspective of knowledge, attitude, behavior and skills. Countermeasures: (1)We should adhere to the promotion of national health literacy as the center, establish a multi department cooperation, linkage mechanism. (2) We should give full play to the important role of health service providers and promote the rational use of health services by citizens. (3)We should Pay attention to key groups and simplify medical assistance procedures. (4) We should Strengthen health education and publicity, and promote health promotion action.


Health literacy; Zigong citizens; development status; influencing factors; measures

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Xiaogang Li‍, Cheng Liang, Dongping Lu, Lin Liu, Fuyin Huang, Chao Zhang. Research on the Current Situation and Countermeasures of Citizens Health Literacy in Zigong. Frontiers in Sport Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 7: 103-115. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2020.020720.


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