Establishing the efficacy of interventions to improve health literacy and health behaviours: a systematic review

Ronie Walters, Stephen J Leslie, Rob Polson, Tara Cusack, Trish Gorely

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Abstract

Background
The primary aim of this review was to establish whether health literacy interventions, in adults, are effective for improving health literacy. Two secondary aims assessed the impact of health literacy interventions on health behaviours and whether health literacy interventions have been conducted in cardiovascular patients.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1040
Pages (from-to)1-17
Number of pages17
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • Health literacy
  • Behaviour change
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Systematic review
  • Interventions

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