September 2004
Future Survey;Sep2004, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p20
Provides information on the report "Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion," conducted by the U.S. Institute of Medicine in 2004. Definition of health literacy; Percentage of U.S. adults who had a difficulty locating, matching and integrating information in written texts with accuracy and consistency, according to the National Adult Literacy Survey; Health costs due to inadequate reading skills.


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