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The Functional, Communicative, and Critical Health Literacy (FCCHL) Scales: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and the Psychometric Properties of the Iranian Version

Mahnoush Reisi 1 , Firoozeh Mostafavi 1 , Homamodin Javadzede 2 , Behzad Mahaki 3 , Gholamreza Sharifirad 4 , * and Elahe Tavassoli 5
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1 Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Health, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, IR Iran
3 Department of Bio-statistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
4 Department of Public Health, School of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
5 Department of Public Health, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: January 01, 2017, 19 (1); e29700
  • Published Online: June 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 9, 2015
  • Revised: July 2, 2015
  • Accepted: August 8, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.29700

To Cite: Reisi M, Mostafavi F, Javadzede H, Mahaki B, Sharifirad G, et al. The Functional, Communicative, and Critical Health Literacy (FCCHL) Scales: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and the Psychometric Properties of the Iranian Version, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2017 ; 19(1):e29700. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.29700.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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