Numeracy and Literacy

Patients can also struggle with decisions because they have difficulty processing numerical information. Many people have a difficult time understanding concepts such as percentages or frequencies.30,31 They do not know how to interpret imprecise medical information ("the test indicates you have somewhere between a 60% and 80% chance of. . ."). They also have difficulty with medical lingo, even seemingly simple words such as recurrence confuse many patients.32,33 To make matters worse, physicians are frequently unaware that patients do not understand the information the physicians have communicated to them.34,35

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