ERIC Number: ED342955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy and Health in the United States: Selected Annotations. Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Aspen Systems Corp., Rockville, MD.
This document contains 117 abstracts of literature, materials, and programs that demonstrate the methods presently being used by health professionals to reach low-literate populations. The items were obtained by searching computerized databases and by contacting organizations and individuals active in the field of literacy and health. The abstracts are organized into three sections. The documents described in the first section look at literacy issues in the United States, legislation, research, and readability formulas and their use. Those in the second section focus on health and literacy issues and health promotion literature. The final section lists such resources as program descriptions, directories and bibliographies, and resource materials. The publication is indexed by personal author, corporate author, subject, and title. Current items in this publication are also listed in the Combined Health Information Database (CHID) of the U.S. Public Health Service. (KC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA.
Authoring Institution: Aspen Systems Corp., Rockville, MD.