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Development of a brief test to measure functional health literacy.
Prevalence of violence against pregnant women.
Violence may be a more common problem for pregnant women than some conditions for which they are routinely screened and evaluated and future research that more accurately measures physical violence during pregnancy would contribute to more effective design and implementation of prevention and intervention strategies.
Functional health literacy and the risk of hospital admission among Medicare managed care enrollees.
- D. Baker, J. Gazmararian, Jennifer Peel
- Medicine, Political ScienceAmerican journal of public health
- 1 August 2002
Inadequate literacy was an independent risk factor for hospital admission among elderly managed care enrollees and was higher for individuals with inadequate literacy than for those with adequate literacy.
The prevalence of limited health literacy
- M. Paasche-Orlow, R. Parker, J. Gazmararian, L. Nielsen-Bohlman, R. Rudd
- MedicineJournal of General Internal Medicine
- 1 February 2005
This systematic review exhibits that limited health literacy, as depicted in the medical literature, is prevalent and is consistently associated with education, ethnicity, and age.
Health literacy and mortality among elderly persons.
- D. Baker, M. Wolf, J. Feinglass, Jason A. Thompson, J. Gazmararian, Jenny Huang
- MedicineArchives of internal medicine
- 23 July 2007
Inadequate health literacy, as measured by reading fluency, independently predicts all-cause mortality and cardiovascular death among community-dwelling elderly persons.
Health literacy and knowledge of chronic disease.
Pregnancy Intendedness and Physical Abuse Around the Time of Pregnancy: Findings from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 1996–1997
- M. Goodwin, J. Gazmararian, Christopher H Johnson, B. C. Gilbert, L. Saltzman, Prams Working Group
- MedicineMaternal and Child Health Journal
- 1 June 2000
Women with unintended pregnancies are at increased risk of physical abuse around the time of pregnancy compared with women whose pregnancies are intended.
Health literacy and functional health status among older adults.
Among community-dwelling older adults, inadequate health literacy was independently associated with poorer physical and mental health.
Health literacy among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization.
Elderly managed care enrollees may not have the literacy skills necessary to function adequately in the health care environment, and low health literacy may impair elderly patients' understanding of health messages and limit their ability to care for their medical problems.
The association between age and health literacy among elderly persons.
- D. Baker, J. Gazmararian, J. Sudano, M. Patterson
- Medicine, EducationThe journals of gerontology. Series B…
- 1 November 2000
Functional health literacy was markedly lower among older age groups even after adjusting for differences in MMSE performance, newspaper reading frequency, health status, and visual acuity.