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Health Literacy

"Health Literacy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Health Literacy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Health Literacy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 58 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2017
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