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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review

Description of Resource: 
This report is a systematic review of health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy and interventions designed to improve outcomes for individuals with low health literacy. Disparities in health outcomes and effectiveness of interventions among different sociodemographic groups were also examined.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Health Communication and Health Information Technology
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
Berkman ND, Sheridan SL, Donahue KE, et al. Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review (archived). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 Mar [cited 2013 Feb 27]. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 199). Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK82434/