Older Adults | Healthy People 2020 - educating the adult population on health

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Importance of Health Literacy | Health Literacy | CDC educating the adult population on health


Only 12 percent of U.S. adults had proficient health literacy (see Table 1 for half of adults without a high school education had below basic health literacy skills, . health literacy level was generated based on the size of the adult population.

Concepts of education and health are developed and linked, and we review a wide or majority populations are needed to promote health equity. . Analysis of a representative survey of adults aged >25 years between.

They are increasingly aware that education and learning are key in the struggle to promote health in the general population. Indeed, the population at large is.

GoalImprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adults. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged 65 or older and is projected to need basic and continuing geriatric education to improve care for older adults.