Identifying Parents With Low Health Literacy Improves Children’s Health

Elk Grove Village, IL–(ENEWSPF)–June 9, 2016.   As part of well child visits, pediatricians may also want to assess parents’ health literacy levels. The study, “Parent Health Literacy, Depression, and Risk for PediatricInjury,” appearing in the July 2016 issue of Pediatrics (published online June 7) looked at a cross-sectional group of 17,845 English- and Spanish-speaking parents of children younger than age 7.

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