|Inclusion Category||Inclusion Criteria|
All ages, races, ethnicities, and cultural groups in developed countries.|
Health literacy and numeracy levels of individuals are either objectively or subjectively measured and reported for individuals in the population.
Includes decision-making outcome of interest:|
Desire for participation in decision
Actual participation in decision
• Information provision/receipt
• Good processes of communication/care
• Satisfaction with communication/decision/care
|Health Literacy Intervention||Interventions that authors report are specifically designed to mitigate the effects of low health literacy.|
Cross-sectional and cohort studies of the effects of health literacy and numeracy on decision making outcomes.|
Experimental studies of the effects of interventions on health outcomes.
|Study Analyses||Stratified by Health Literacy Level with levels for analysis clearly specified.|
|Publication Status||Peer-reviewed articles. English language.|