The state of the science of health literacy measurement

@article{Nguyen2017TheSO,
  title={The state of the science of health literacy measurement},
  author={Tam H. Nguyen and Michael K. Paasche-Orlow and Lauren A. McCormack},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2017},
  volume={240},
  pages={
          17-33
        }
}
Advancing health literacy (HL) research requires high-quality HL measures. This chapter provides an overview of the state of the science of HL measurement: where the field started, currently is, and should be going. It is divided into eight key sections looking at (1) the history of HL measurement, (2) the relationship between HL definitions and measurement, (3) the HL conceptual domains most and least frequently measured, (4) the methods used to validate HL measures, (5) the characteristics of… CONTINUE READING

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