Facts and numbers low literacy and health

The goal of this study is conducting a literature study and offering up-to-date information on the relation between low literacy and health.
1. What is the importance of literacy in healthcare?
2. What is the relation between low literacy and health(problems), illness and care?
3. How is this association explained in literature?
4. Among which subgroups is this relation the strongest?
5. In which ways can language education, apart from an increased literacy, affect health(problems), illness and care?
A literature search will be conducted to search for relevant literature in commonly used literature databases ((PubMed, Medline, Embase).
A publicly available report with the results and an international scientific paper.
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