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Abstract


DETERMINATION OF THE HEALTH LITERACY LEVEL OF THE SOCIETY
Health literacy; refers to the knowledge and competencies of accessing, understanding, evaluating and implementing health information while setting goals for health services, prevention of illness and development of health and making decisions. Heath literacy as a general; when a patient is asked to give a medical information, it can be defined as an individual understanding, interpreting and behaving accordingly.Thus, health literacy plays an important role in the health status of the society. In this study, it is aimed to determine the level of health literacy of the community and the population of the research is composed of individuals aged 15 years and over in Isparta province. It has been reached to 401 people by convenience sampling method. The data collection tool consisting of 2 sections was used in the research. The first section of the data collection tool is Turkey Health Literacy Scale, the second section consists of demographic information. According to the results of the research, the level of health literacy decreases as the age increases and the level of health literacy increases as the level of education increases. There is no significant relationship between gender and income with health literacy level.

Keywords
Health Literacy, Health Literacy Level, Determinaton of Health Literacy Level


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