TITLE

READABILITY OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TARGETING CVD RISK FACTORS IN AFRICAN AMERICANS AND WOMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Sellers, Denethia B.; Thompson-Robinson, Melva; Parra-Medina, Deborah; Wilcox, Sara; Thompson, Natarsha L.; Will, Julie C.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to analyze the readability level of current CVD educational materials on diet, PA, or both to determine whether the materials were written at a level appropriate for the general public, women, and African Americans. Similar to readability assessments of other health education materials, the authors hypothesized that health education materials on diet and PA as CVD risk factors targeted for African Americans and women are written at reading levels higher than the average level for the adult population.
ACCESSION #
10885662

 

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