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Promoting Health Literacy with Beginnings Guides Part 3: Writing Style & Sentence Construction

We are using the SAM -Suitability Assessment of Materials to assess the suitability of Beginnings Guides to promote maternal health literacy. So the Guides need to fit the audience, US pregnant women including those with low resources and limited literacy, and to facilitate use of health information and services. In Part 1, we covered factors related to content. Part2 addressed readability. This Part 3 addresses two additional factors that determine the literacy demand of information, writing style and sentence construction.

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