National Literacy Trust Hubs: Understanding the role of literacy in public health
12/08/2015
HEALTH LITERACY THE SOLID FACTS
12/08/2015

Our latest report highlights links between literacy and health

The report cited National Literacy Trust research which found that people with low literacy are up to 18 times more likely to take their prescriptions incorrectly, are significantly less likely to understand the symptoms of a medical condition such as diabetes or asthma and are more likely to rate their health as ‘very poor’ than people with better literacy skills.

Source: www.literacytrust.org.uk