Ahlam Sulami

Demonstrator Nursing Maternal and Child Health, College of Nursing, King Saudi University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Original Article   
    Evaluation of Health Literacy among Females in Outpatient Clinics
    Author(s): Olfat A Salem*, Ahlam Sulami and Kamila Ahmad Al-Ammar

    Background: The World Health Organization considered health literacy as one of the most important determinant factors to promote various aspects of public health. Low health literacy can contribute to increased rates of hospitalization, reduced rates of medication adherence, decreased capacity to manage chronic diseases and increased the rate of emergency department visit. Objective: To evaluate the degree of health literacy among the sample, and to examine the relation between age and education level of the participants and health literacy level. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted, by using an Arabic version of SAHL scale. Data were collected between November 2015 to December 2015 with 105 females in outpatient clinics. Result: The selected females in outpatient cl.. Read More»

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