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Descriptor English:   Health Literacy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Alfabetización en Salud 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Letramento em Saúde 
Synonyms English:   Literacy, Health  
Tree Number:   I02.233.332.186.500
L01.143.450.500
N02.421.726.407.229.500
Definition English:   Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. 
See Related English:   Consumer Health Information
Patient Education as Topic
 
History Note English:   2010 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   53793 
Unique Identifier:   D057220 

Occurrence in VHL:
 
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MEDLINE    
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BDENF    
MedCarib    
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