Individuals with chronic low back pain have greater difficulty in engaging in positive lifestyle behaviours than those without back pain: An assessment of health literacy

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BACKGROUND Despite the large volume of research dedicated to understanding chronic low back pain (CLBP), patient outcomes remain modest while healthcare costs continue to rise, creating a major public health burden. Health literacy - the ability to seek, understand and utilise health information - has been identified as an important factor in the course of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-12-161

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@inproceedings{Briggs2011IndividualsWC, title={Individuals with chronic low back pain have greater difficulty in engaging in positive lifestyle behaviours than those without back pain: An assessment of health literacy}, author={Andrew M Briggs and Joanne Epping - Jordan and Peter O'Sullivan and Rachelle Buchbinder and Angus Firth Burnett and Richard H. Osborne and Leon M Straker}, booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders}, year={2011} }