TITLE

How poor literacy leads to poor health care

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Terry C.; Meldrum, Helen
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Patient Care;10/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Part I. Evaluates the impact of poor literacy on quality of health in the United States. Prevalence of a combination of limited literacy and high incidence of chronic illness; Need to acknowledge the illiteracy problem in the country; Manifestation of a lack of functional health literacy. INSET: A tale of health literacy..
ACCESSION #
9702184530

 

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