Development and validation of DM-specific health literacy tool for Mandarin-speaking populationChiung-Hsuan Chiu

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease with high prevalence around the world, which is imposing heaven burden to its society. Poor health literacy creates barriers to chronic disease care. Understanding the degree of health literacy and diabetes knowledge is a key factor to control and reduce complication of disease. Although there are a few health literacy tools available, but they are not applicable to the general Mandarin-speaking population due to the different culture and health promotion materials. Therefore, this study is aimed to develop a diabetic-specific health literacy instrument for Mandarin speaking population and to explore the health literacy of DM population in Taiwan.
原文繁體中文
頁(從 - 到)ckx189.238-ckx189.238
期刊European Journal of Public Health
27
發行號suppl_3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十一月 1 2017

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