A Canadian exploratory study to define a measure of health literacy.

@article{Begoray2012ACE,
  title={A Canadian exploratory study to define a measure of health literacy.},
  author={Deborah Leslie Begoray and Brenda Kwan},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={23-32}
}
This study undertook a qualitative exploration of an operational definition of health literacy and an examination of quantitative measures of health literacy skills. We interviewed 229 older Canadian adults. First we engaged them in open-ended discussions about their search for information on a self-selected health topic. Next we administered nine self… CONTINUE READING