The grounded psychometric development and initial validation of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)

@inproceedings{Osborne2013TheGP,
  title={The grounded psychometric development and initial validation of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)},
  author={Richard H. Osborne and Roy Batterham and Gerald R Elsworth and Melanie Hawkins and Rachelle Buchbinder},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Health literacy has become an increasingly important concept in public health. We sought to develop a comprehensive measure of health literacy capable of diagnosing health literacy needs across individuals and organisations by utilizing perspectives from the general population, patients, practitioners and policymakers. METHODS Using a validity-driven approach we undertook grounded consultations (workshops and interviews) to identify broad conceptually distinct domains… CONTINUE READING
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