Assessing the Nation’s Health Literacy

(PDF, 2MB)


This announcement was released in 2008 regarding a new AMA Report.


Assessing the nation’s health literacy: Key concepts and findings of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)

Assessing the nation’s health literacy: Key concepts and findings of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) describes health literacy results from the landmark 2003 NAAL, the nation’s most comprehensive measure of adult literacy in more than a decade.

Written by Sheida White, PhD, NAAL Project Officer, and published by the AMA Foundation, this 100-page report will be of interest to clinicians, researchers, educators, insurers, and policy makers in both the health and education fields.

Assessing the nation’s health literacy (PDF, 2MB)

Hard copies of the report can be purchased for $20 through the AMA Bookstore or by calling (800) 621-8335 and asking for Item #OP423908.

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