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Understanding and responding to health literacy as a social determinant of health.

Nutbeam D, Lloyd JE. Understanding and responding to health literacy as a social determinant of health. Annu Rev Public Health. 2021;42(1):159-173. doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-090419-102529.

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October 9, 2021
Nutbeam D, Lloyd JE. Annu Rev Public Health. 2021;42(1):159-173.
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Health literacy is a social determinant of health and can affect the ways people understand and interact with the health system. This review describes categories of health literacy, how it functions as a social determinant of health, and interventions to improve health literacy at system, community, and individual levels.

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Nutbeam D, Lloyd JE. Understanding and responding to health literacy as a social determinant of health. Annu Rev Public Health. 2021;42(1):159-173. doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-090419-102529.

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