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1 Introduction
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... . Although research on health literacy has grown tremendously in the past decade, both in terms of assessing the level of health literacy of individuals and examining the relationship of health literacy to various health outcomes, a concern is that there is no widely agreed-on framework for health literacy as a determinant of health outcomes.
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... to develop a workshop agenda that would address the following issues: • The current status of measures of health literacy, including those used in the health care setting; • Possible surrogate measures that might be used to assess health literacy; and • Ways in which health literacy measures can be used to assess patient-centered approaches to care. The following pages summarize the workshop presentations and discussions.
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... Chapter 5 explores health system responses to health literacy, including development of two new health literacy supplements to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)

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