The Health Literacy Skills Instrument: a 10-item short form.

  title={The Health Literacy Skills Instrument: a 10-item short form.},
  author={Carla M. Bann and Lauren A. McCormack and Nancy D. Berkman and Linda B Squiers},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  volume={17 Suppl 3},
The 25-item Health Literacy Skills Instrument (HLSI) was designed to measure the ability to read and understand text and locate and interpret information in documents (print literacy), to use quantitative information (numeracy), to listen effectively (oral literacy), and to seek information through the Internet (navigation). It is a publically available measure that can be used in surveillance activities, to evaluate interventions, and in research examining the relation between health literacy… CONTINUE READING

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