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Promoting Health Literacy with Beginnings Guides Part 2: Readability

Reading: decoding the words        
Comprehension: decoding the meaning
We are using the Suitability Assessment of Materials (SAM) to review factors that determine how well the information fits a particular audience or purpose, in this case how suitable Beginnings Guides is for promoting maternal health literacy. Previously in this space we looked at Content. Today we look at Readability, one of five factors that determine literacy demand, that is the skill level needed to comprehend the text.

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