77 million U.S. adults have difficulty with common health tasks such as reading instructions on a prescription drug label #infogrpahics #healthcare #literacy

77 million U.S. adults have difficulty with common health tasks such as reading instructions on a prescription drug label #infogrpahics #healthcare #literacy

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Health Information for the 90%. Only 10% of adults in the US have the knowledge and skills to understand their health. So what about the other 90%?

Health Information for the 90%. Only 10% of adults in the US have the knowledge and skills to understand their health. So what about the other 90%?

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Health Literacy: Accurate, Accessible and Actionable Health Information for All. Reports and Data from the CDC.

Health Literacy: Accurate, Accessible and Actionable Health Information for All. Reports and Data from the CDC.

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Health Literacy emerges from an interaction between system demands and people's skills.
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The AHRQ sponsors research that focuses, among other issues, on identifying disparities in health care quality and outcomes that might result from variations in how health care is provided to people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

The AHRQ sponsors research that focuses, among other issues, on identifying disparities in health care quality and outcomes that might result from variations in how health care is provided to people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Health Literacy is an individual's capacity to understand and act on health information.

Health Literacy is an individual's capacity to understand and act on health information.

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