Health literacy levels of British adults: a cross-sectional survey using two domains of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)

Simpson, R.M. orcid.org/0000-0003-1677-5938, Knowles, E. and O’Cathain, A. (2020) Health literacy levels of British adults: a cross-sectional survey using two domains of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ). BMC Public Health, 20 (1). 1819. ISSN 1471-2458

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Keywords: Health literacy; Health literacy questionnaire (HLQ); Health information; Population survey; Ability to engage; Understanding information; Communication
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  • Accepted: 19 October 2020
  • Published (online): 30 November 2020
  • Published: December 2020
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2020 14:40
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2020 14:40
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09727-w

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