Developing literacy and providing health information to reduce inequality of health in adults in the southern part of India

Ismail Y, Haja Nazeer Ahamed, Vijaya Vara Prasad M
2020 International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences  
The poor health literacy choice is associated with poor health, riskier behavior, more hospitalization and lack of self-management. Developing literacy and providing health information to reduce inequality of health in adults in the southern part of India. To study a case pattern of adults concerning the conditions of health information and to assess the impact in the condition of health literacy score with understanding a short educational presentation. The current study was carried out at one
more » ... carried out at one of the Multi speciality Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh from January 2017 to March 2017. Assessment tool of health literacy validated and utilized in this study with the inspection of health information questionnaire elicited both data on the participants and demographic data related to health information. Association of inspection between patterns and variables of the sample population used related health information. Potential sources regarding health information, general practitioner rank was highest, and their first preference would be 70%. Their second and third preference 50% ranking followed by the clinical pharmacist. All 100 % of participants' health information themselves sought ongoing medical conditions and also seeking about themselves to 85% new medical conditions. The mean newest vital sign baseline scores for the sample of 4.4 (Std. deviation = 2.912) with inline the health literacy survey results for India which means 2.526 for all ages and 2.643 over 56 years. The study confirmed that considerable methods of the cohort study of older Indian people have substantial problems with health literacy and also warrants additional attention.
doi:10.26452/ijrps.v11ispl4.4532 fatcat:kbsg6whqmvgpbgrz6n442hqjna