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Table 3 Reviews that evaluated interventions on adherence in older adults with low health literacy (n = 8)

From: The association of health literacy with adherence in older adults, and its role in interventions: a systematic meta-review

Authors Main focus Articles included (relevant to this meta-review)
Carbone et al. [47] Enhance nutrition advisors’ awareness of health literacy in practice and research. 33 (1)
Fransen et al. [39]a Explore possible associations between health literacy, diabetes self-management, and possible mediators. 11 (1b)
Lee et al. [48] Detect effective strategies to improve health outcomes of low literate patients with cardiovascular disease. 9 (1)
Loke et al. [21]a Review links between health literacy and cardiovascular/diabetes medication adherence. 9 (1)
Newman-Casey et al. [52] Evaluate educational interventions for glaucoma medication adherence based on quality, efficacy, and extent to which they are grounded in evidence-based Health Behavior Theory. 8 (1)
Schaefer [51] Find which low health literacy interventions are most effective. 16 (1)
Van Scoyoc et al. [50] Explore the associations between literacy and diabetes outcomes, and identify clinical strategies likely to be most beneficial. 13 (5)
Sheridan et al. [49] Identify specific benefits of interventions addressing low health literacy. 39 (1)
  1. aReview also provided information about the association between adherence and health literacy. bAnother relevant intervention study was described, but not selected, because no results of this intervention were reported