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What does NAAL stand for?

NAAL stands for National Assessment of Adult Literacy

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The Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults (TOFHLA) and National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), The Rapid assessment of literacy levels (REALM), Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT-4), Short TOFHLA (S-TOFHLA), and the Newest Vital Sign (NVS) have been widely used to measure health literacy (39,40,41,42,43).
The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy health component appraisal revealed only 12% of Americans possess adequate health literacy (Kutner, Greenberg, Jin & Paulson, 2006).
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, Literacy in Everyday Life: Results From the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (Washington, D.
Estimates were developed using statistical models that related estimated percentages of adults lacking basic literacy skills in counties sampled for the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey and the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy to county characteristics, such as levels of educational attainment.
Health Literacy Statistics According to the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), almost 45% of the United States population (or 93 million Americans) have only basic or below basic literacy skills.
Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy that focused specifically on health literacy used four performance levels: below basic, basic, intermediate and proficient.