12/10/2015

AHRQ Health literacy measurement tools

Literacy, US, Website, Toolkit

AHRQ-funded researchers have developed four tools to measure an aspect of health literacy—individuals' reading comprehension in a medical context. This page includes two new tools that allow direct comparison of health literacy in speakers of English and Spanish. These tools can be used for research, clinical, or program planning purposes. 

Author: Agency for healthcare research and quality

Visit http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/literacy/index.html