Measuring functional, communicative, and critical health literacy among diabetic patients.

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OBJECTIVE Health literacy (HL), the capacity of individuals to access, understand, and use health information to make informed and appropriate health-related decisions, has been recognized as an important concept in patient education and disease management. This study examined the psychometric properties of newly developed scales for measuring three… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc07-1932

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