ERIC Number: EJ666816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A Winning Combination: Women, Literacy, and Participation in Health Care.
Gannon, Wendy; Hildebrandt, Eugenie
Health Care for Women International, v23 n6-7 p754-60 Sep 2002
A study assessed the reading ability of 50 clients at a rural Midwest women's health center and the readability of 10 of the clinic's health information materials. One in six women could not read all of the patient information, which could limit their understanding and achievement of good health care. Discusses implications for practice. (Contains 23 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Educational Attainment, Health Education, Health Materials, Instructional Material Evaluation, Patient Education, Readability, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Rural Women
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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