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Readability of Ebola Information on Websites of Public Health Agencies, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Europe

Castro-Sanchez, E. ORCID: 0000-0002-3351-9496, Spanoudakis, E. and Holmes, A. H. (2015). Readability of Ebola Information on Websites of Public Health Agencies, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Europe. Emerging Infectious Disease, 21(7), pp. 1217-1219. doi: 10.3201/eid2107.141829

Abstract

Public involvement in efforts to control the current Ebola virus disease epidemic requires understandable information. We reviewed the readability of Ebola information from public health agencies in non-Ebola-affected areas. A substantial proportion of citizens would have difficulty understanding existing information, which would potentially hinder effective health-seeking behaviors.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Departments: School of Health Sciences > Nursing
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2020 15:14
URI: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/24305
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