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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2023) 69 (7): 799–808.
Published Online: 04 July 2023
... role in the differential acquisition of health literacy. This determines adherence (or lack thereof) to healthy lifestyles, risky behaviours, substance abuse, but also compliance with hygiene rules, and adherence to vaccines and treatments. The combination of all these elements and lifestyle choices...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2012) 58 (6): 531–539.
Published Online: 22 June 2012
... adjusted for global cognitive function, income, depression and chronic medical conditions. Results: On average, participants correctly answered 67% of the literacy questions (health literacy = 61.6%, SD = 18.8% and financial literacy = 72.5%, SD = 16.0%). After adjustment for cognitive function, the total...