Demographic disparities in numeracy among emergency department patients: Evidence from two multicenter studies Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Inpatients
  • Mathematics

abstract

  • Greater understanding of the high prevalence of limited numeracy may guide healthcare providers to simplify messages and communicate health information more effectively.

publication date

  • August 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pec.2008.03.012

PubMed ID

  • 18462915

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 350

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 72

number

  • 2