Health literacy skills of U.S. adults.

  • Rima E. Rudd
  • Published 2007 in American journal of health behavior


OBJECTIVES To examine adults' literacy proficiencies in multiple health contexts. METHODS One hundred ninety-one (191) health-related items drawn from all large-scale adult literacy surveys before 2003 were scored as an independent health literacy scale. Latent class analyses provide portraits of adults with different health literacy skills. RESULTS… (More)


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