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Please note that some measures are designed to be used for clinical research for outcome
assessment and some measures are designed to be used as a screening tool.

Newest Vital Sign (NVS) Toolkit - SCREENER

Newest Vital Sign (NVS) Toolkit - SCREENER

Description and Context of Use
The NVS toolkit is a screening tool that identifies patients at risk for low health literacy.
Population age range
Adults (18+)
Number of items
6
Recall Period
Not applicable
Response Scales
Yes/No
Administration Mode
Interviewer-administered; Paper and pen
Administration Time
3 minutes
References
Powers BJ, et al. Can this patient read and understand written health information? JAMA 2010 Jul 7;304(1):76-84.
Original Language
English (US)
Additional Language(s)
English (US), Spanish (US)
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