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Limited Health Literacy in Portugal Assessed with the Newest Vital Sign.

07:00 EST 29th December 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Limited Health Literacy in Portugal Assessed with the Newest Vital Sign."

In Portugal, health literacy has started to be addressed through national policies, but research on the topic is still scarce. We aimed to estimate the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of limited health literacy in Portugal using an existing health literacy instrument, the Newest Vital Sign.

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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
ISSN: 1646-0758
Pages: 861-869

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