Implications of health literacy for public health : workshop summary / Maria Hewitt and Lyla M. Hernandez, rapporteurs ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

"Health literacy is the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions. Nearly half of all American adults - 90 million people - have inadequate health literacy to navigate the health care...

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Corporate Author: Implications of Health Literacy for Public Health (Workshop) Irvine, Calif.)
Other Authors: Hewitt, Maria Elizabeth (rapporteur.), Hernandez, Lyla M. (rapporteur.)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2014]
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