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Eighty-eight percent of adults in the United States are below proficient in health literacy which means they are unable to obtain, read, understand, and use healthcare information in order to make appropriate health decisions and follow instructions for treatment, thus resulting in continued poor health.
Family and Consumer Sciences
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Health Education and Promotion
Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
Fontbonne University Archives
St. Louis, MO
Adamson, Melissa, "Advocating for Health Literacy in the United States" (2020). FCS Advocacy Posters. 1.
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