TITLE

Health literacy: Where are the Canadian doctors?

AUTHOR(S)
Rootman, Irving
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p606
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the health literacy of Canadian physicians. The reasons why Canadian physicians should be more concerned about health literacy include the high rates of low literacy among older adults, francophones, aboriginal people, immigrants and residents of certain provinces or territories.
ACCESSION #
22469945

 

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