TITLE

Illiteracy may pose challenge to health care system

AUTHOR(S)
Khasru, B.Z.,
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Fairfield County Business Journal;06/09/97, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the findings of experts on the potential negative impact of health illiteracy on the spendings of the United States on health care. Foreseen problems with overutilization, access and noncompliance; Importance of addressing the illiteracy problem where it is most severe; Prevalence of the problem among the aged.
ACCESSION #
9706200916

 

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