Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence.

  title={Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence.},
  author={Michael S. Wolf and Terry C. Davis and Chandra Y. Osborn and Silvia Skripkauskas and Charles L Bennett and Gregory Makoul},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={65 2},
OBJECTIVE We examined the relationship between patient literacy level and self-reported HIV medication adherence, while estimating the mediating roles of treatment knowledge and self-efficacy on this relationship. METHODS Structured patient interviews with a literacy assessment, supplemented by medical chart review, were conducted among 204 consecutive patients receiving care at infectious disease clinics in Shreveport, Louisiana and Chicago, Illinois. Literacy was measured using the Rapid… CONTINUE READING