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Examining health literacy disparities in the United States: a third look at the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:975

Received: 10 March 2016

Accepted: 2 September 2016

Published: 13 September 2016

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2 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
13 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12889-016-3621-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Media & Information, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Department of Sociology & Anthropology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
McKinney Health Literacy Services, Cambridge, USA
Deakin Population Health SRC, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia