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, US

2 Department of Internal Medicine , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US

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

4 Risk Science Center , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US

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

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

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

Corresponding Author:

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