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Variation in estimates of limited health literacy by assessment instruments and non-response bias.

Griffin JM, Partin MR, Noorbaloochi S, Grill JP, Saha S, Snyder A, Nugent S, Baines Simon A, Gralnek I, Provenzale D, van Ryn M. Variation in estimates of limited health literacy by assessment instruments and non-response bias. Journal of general internal medicine. 2010 Jul 1; 25(7):675-81.

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Abstract:

Estimates of poor health literacy varied by the assessment used, especially after adjusting for non-response bias. Researchers and clinicians should consider the possible limitations of each assessment when considering the most suitable tool for their purposes.





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