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Kutner, M., Greenberg, E., Jin, Y., and Paulsen, C. (2006). The Health Literacy of America’s Adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NCES 2006–483). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Mancuso JM. Health literacy: a concept/dimensional analysis. Nurs Health Sci. 2008 Sep;10(3):248-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2008.00394.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 18786068. UNC-CH Full-Text.

Medical Library Association guide to health literacy. Marge Kars, Lynda M. Baker, Feleta L. Wilson, editors. 2008.

Parker R, Kreps GL. Library outreach: overcoming health literacy challenges. J Med Libr Assoc. 2005 Oct;93(4 Suppl):S81-5. PubMed PMID: 16239962; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1255757.

Schardt C. Health information literacy meets evidence-based practice. J Med Libr Assoc. 2011 Jan;99(1):1-2. PubMed PMID: 21243047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3016648.

Shipman JP, Kurtz-Rossi S, Funk CJ. The health information literacy research project. J Med Libr Assoc. 2009 Oct;97(4):293-301. PubMed PMID: 19851494; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2759165.


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