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  1. Readability of the childhood immunization information forms.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To compare the reading level required to understand childhood immunization information forms with the reading grade level of an inner-city parent/caretaker population.

    Design 

    Descriptive study (parents/caretakers).

    Setting 

    Inner-city pediatric clinic.

    Participants 

    One hundred fifty English-speaking, low-income parent/caretakers.

    Interventions 

    None.

    Measurements/Main Results 

    The reading level of our parent population ranged from grades 2.9 to 13.3, with a median grade level of 6.90.

    The reading levels required for the three vaccine information pamphlets issued in 1992 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, Ga) averaged 11.1 (approximately at the level of a high school junior).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunisation, Vaccination, Niveau intellectuel, Lecture, Education sanitaire, Information biomédicale, Evaluation, Parent, Homme, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Immunization, Vaccination, Intellectual level, Reading, Health education, Biomedical information, Evaluation, Parent, Human, New York, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0505713

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199501.