TABLE 3

Pediatrician Agreement With Principles of Health Literacy

Health Literacy PrincipleAgree or Strongly Agree, n/N (%)
Improving communication and ensuring understanding can improve patient/parent satisfaction762/796 (96)
Patient/parent difficulties with reading and writing skills or with communicating with medical personnel can lead to errors in patient care740/797 (93)
Ensuring that patients and parents understand the health information given to them can improve the quality of pediatric health care delivery694/797 (87)
There are strategies I can use to help ensure that patients and parents understand the health information given to them673/799 (84)