Published on in Vol 16, No 8 (2014): August

Numeracy and Literacy Independently Predict Patients’ Ability to Identify Out-of-Range Test Results

Numeracy and Literacy Independently Predict Patients’ Ability to Identify Out-of-Range Test Results

Numeracy and Literacy Independently Predict Patients’ Ability to Identify Out-of-Range Test Results

Brian J Zikmund-Fisher   1, 2, 3, 4 , PhD ;   Nicole L Exe   1 , MPH ;   Holly O Witteman   5, 6, 7 , PhD

1 Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

2 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

3 Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

4 Risk Science Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

5 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec City, QC, Canada

6 Office of Education and Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec City, QC, Canada

7 Research Centre of the CHU de Québec, Québec City, QC, Canada

Corresponding Author:

  • Brian J Zikmund-Fisher, PhD
  • Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
  • University of Michigan
  • 1415 Washington Heights
  • Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 7349369179
  • Fax: 1 7347637379
  • Email: bzikmund@umich.edu