Health Literacy

Acronym(s): STOFHLA

Description: The STOFHLA is self-administered, and tests a patient’s ability to read passages using real materials from the health care setting. Pages are selected from instructions for preparation for an upper GI series and the patient rights and responsibilities section of a Medicaid application form.

Additional Information/References/Data Sources: Record Source: Patient Education and Counseling, 38, 33-42

Instrument Used:
(instruments may vary slightly between survey iterations, below are the survey instruments as they were included in each survey year listed)