Category Archives: NAAL

Release of NAAL Technical Report

Today the National Center for Education Statistics released a new report, Technical Report and Data File User’s Manual for the  2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy.  The report details information on the development and implementation of the 2003 NAAL.  Key … Continue reading

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America’s Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

A great summary of the issues of accessible health information in the United States is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at http://www.health.gov/communication/literacy/issuebrief/2008IssueBrief.pdf The content is presented through bulleted text, charts, and graphs; key findings along … Continue reading

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“America’s Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information” — NAAL Issue Brief Now Online

“The NAAL Issue Brief entitled, ‘America‘s Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information’ is now online at http://www.health.gov/communication/literacy/issuebrief/. This brief summarizes key findings and presents some policy implications of the first ever National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL).” Sandra … Continue reading

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Assessing the Nation’s Health Literacy

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 … Continue reading

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