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Human Studies

2019 Jun

Musculoskeletal Care



An investigation of healthcare utilization and its association with levels of health literacy in individuals with chronic pain.


Mackey LM, Blake C, Squiers L, Casey M-B, Power C, Victory R, Hearty C, Fullen BM
Musculoskeletal Care. 2019 Jun; 17(2):174-182.
PMID: 30762926.


Chronic pain patients are frequent and recurrent users of health services, which may have an impact on levels of health literacy (HL). Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate associations between healthcare utilization and varying levels of HL in individuals with and without chronic pain.