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Health literacy of Dutch adults: a cross sectional survey

Iris van der Heide12*, Jany Rademakers2, Maarten Schipper3, Mariël Droomers4, Kristine Sørensen5 and Ellen Uiters1

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1 Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and health Services, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands

2 NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, Netherlands

3 Department of Statistics, Mathematical Modelling and Data Logistics, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands

4 Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 Department of International Health, Research School of Primary Care and Public Health, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:179  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-179

Published: 27 February 2013

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Definition and integrated model of health literacy.

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Characteristics missing values health literacy competences.

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