Screening questions to predict limited health literacy: a cross-sectional study of patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Jeppesen2009ScreeningQT,
  title={Screening questions to predict limited health literacy: a cross-sectional study of patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Kelly Marvin Jeppesen and James D Coyle and William F Miser},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={24-31}
}
PURPOSE Limited health literacy is increasingly recognized as a barrier to receiving adequate health care. Identifying patients at risk of poor health outcomes secondary to limited health literacy is currently the responsibility of clinicians. Our objective was to identify which screening questions and demographics independently predict limited health literacy and could thus help clinicians individualize their patient education. METHODS Between August 2006 and July 2007, we asked 225 patients… CONTINUE READING

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