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dc.contributor.authorFigueroa Saavedra, Carla Soledad
dc.contributor.authorOtzen Hernández, Tamara Francisca
dc.contributor.authorFigueroa Delgado, Viviana
dc.contributor.authorSanhueza, Patricio
dc.contributor.authorCandia, Jeremy
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-21T15:01:15Z
dc.date.available2020-10-21T15:01:15Z
dc.date.issued2020-05
dc.identifier10.4067/S0034-98872020000500653
dc.identifier.issn00349887
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12728/7078
dc.description.abstractBackground: Lack of compliance with medication prescription is common among older adults and hamper an adequate management of chronic conditions. Aim: To study the association between health literacy and medication adherence in older adults with chronic diseases in Temuco, Chile. Material and Methods: The Health Literacy survey for Spanish-speaking Adults, MiniMental examination and the Morisky-Green test to assess compliance with medication prescription were applied to 119 older adults aged 60 to 88 years. Results: All participants had an adequate global cognitive performance; 24% had inadequate literacy, and 42% did not comply with medication prescription. There was a significant correlation between health literacy and medication adherence. Conclusions: Health literacy influences medication adherence in Chilean older adults.es_ES
dc.language.isoeses_ES
dc.publisherSociedad Medica de Santiagoes_ES
dc.subjectAgedes_ES
dc.subjectChilees_ES
dc.subjectChronic Diseasees_ES
dc.subjectHealth Literacyes_ES
dc.subjectMedication Adherencees_ES
dc.titleAssociation between health literacy and adherence to medications among older adultses_ES
dc.title.alternativeAlfabetización en salud y adherencia farmacológica en adultos mayores con enfermedades crónicas, de la ciudad de Temucoes_ES
dc.typeArticlees_ES


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