An Assessment of Patient Health Literacy Levels

An Assessment of Patient Health Literacy Levels

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An impressive 93% of the participants were found to have adequate health literacy skills defined as a REALM score of at least high school level. The remaining seven percent were found to score at less than the ninth grade level, indicating limited health literacy skills. The results suggested a significant correlation between participant perceived reading ability and highest level of education attained.drawing was held for three door prizes including a $25.00 gift certificate to a grocery store, a fruit and snack basket, and a movie treat box. Only those individuals who participated were eligible. Names were entered using slips of paper withanbsp;...


Title:An Assessment of Patient Health Literacy Levels
Author:Jessica Lynn Hanzel
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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