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Health Literacy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Health Literacy
Tree Number(s)
I02.233.332.186.500
L01.143.450.500
N02.421.726.407.229.500
Unique ID
D057220
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057220
Scope Note
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
NLM Classification #
WA 590
See Also
Consumer Health Information
Patient Education as Topic
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Health Literacy Preferred
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