Examining the Reading Level of Internet Medical Information for Common Internal Medicine Diagnoses.

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BACKGROUND The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommend that health materials be written at a grade 6-7 reading level, which has generally not been achieved in online reading materials. Up to the present time, there have not been any assessments focused on the reading level of online educational materials across the most popular consumer Web sites for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.01.008

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