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Strategies to Enhance Numeracy Skills

Andrew Pleasant, Megan Rooney, Catina O’Leary, Laurie Myers, and Rima Rudd. “Strategies to Enhance Numeracy Skills,” National Academy of Medicine Perspectives.

CRI Senior Director for Health Literacy and Research Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., is the lead author of this National Academy of Medicine discussion paper that provides guiding principles for health professionals to communicate data and numbers in a clear, simple way. Because poor numeracy skills are widespread, steps to make numbers and their implications more understandable to more people are critical to improved health and quality of life.