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Exploring the links between poor health in the hidden population with low literacy

Language: EN

Posted by Jodie Crossley

This summary exploring the links between poor health and low literacy capabilities. The findings from 25 in-depth interviews and 2 focus groups with adult learners highlighted the various difficulties that people with low literacy face with written and spoken communication in clinical encounters and in self-care activities.

Summary of a PhD thesis by Phyllis Easton, Health Intelligence Manager, NHS Tayside

Resource Author(s): 
Education Scotland
Adult Literacies Online (ALO)
Publication Date:
Tuesday, 22 December, 2015
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Type of resource: 
Open Educational Resources
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