Parental functional health literacy relates to skip pattern questionnaire error and to child oral health.

@article{Garrett2012ParentalFH,
  title={Parental functional health literacy relates to skip pattern questionnaire error and to child oral health.},
  author={Gail M Garrett and Alicia M Citi and Stuart Alan Gansky},
  journal={Journal of the California Dental Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={423-30}
}
The study's purpose was to determine if parental dental functional health literacy related to child oral health. A secondary aim was to assess if errors in completing the questionnaire related to FHL and child oral health. Parents of pediatric clinic children (N = 101) completed questionnaires and dental caries indices were recorded. Higher FHL was negatively correlated with worse child caries (r = -0.23), but not subjective oral health. Mean FHL seemed to differ by skip pattern (p = 0.087… CONTINUE READING