A review of the effects of health literacy on health found that people with lower health literacy are more likely to use emergency services and be hospitalized and are less likely to use preventive services such as mammography or take medications and interpret labels correctly. Article shared by 17 main causes of low adult literacy rate in india are described below: 1 the environment of the illiterate adults does not seem to convince them of the usefulness of present education in order to bring about immediate changes in the standard of living. The latter region is where most of the countries with the lowest literacy rates in the world are located, according to data from the cia: 1 burkina faso : 218 percent of the adults in this west african country are literate.
Blog low literacy rates directly impact georgia’s future low literacy rates directly impact georgia’s future katie steenson, ms, ccc-slp october 6, 2014 this causes a ripple effect that dramatically impacts the future of our state and nation. Literacy rates stood at 8214 percent for men in 2011 and 6546 percent for women this low female literacy is also responsible for the dependency of women on men for activities which requires them to read and write. India’s literacy rate is one of the worst in asia 1 india’s adult literacy rate is 63% 2 despite improving from a level of just 48% in 1991, india still ha a relatively low literacy rate — especially compared to other major emerging markets in asia 3 a relatively low literacy rate is a.
But in the recent decades, the female literacy rate is getting increased in a high rate in the recent ten years, it shows an improvement of 9 percent in 2011, the rate of literacy is 7404% , where as in 2001 , it was 6538. When discussing the effects of tb worldwide, it must be broken down by burden—high burden tb and low burden tb—all of which has to do with the number of cases that impact a country high burden tb affects more than 22 countries, as low burden tb accounts for 10 cases per 100,000 people in a geographical location. The low political priority to educate citizens in some places is a story waiting to be told 8 responses to “is poverty the cause of illiteracy” i believe the difference in the literacy rate is because of how the society perceives education, and how much importance do families give to education. Low health literacy may also have negative psychological effects one study found that those with limited health literacy skills reported a sense of shame about their skill level 17 as a result, they may hide reading or vocabulary difficulties to maintain their dignity 18. The emotional, practical and financial toll of low literacy can be severe, particularly in a world that assumes almost everyone can read and write.
The gross domestic product (gdp) growth rate is slowed by the higher the proportion of adults with low literacy skills societal and political discourse is cramped when not all can participate. Effects of illiteracy on society recent studies show that there is an increasing rate of illiteracy all over the worlda study conducted by wsi(world statistics institute) shows that over 27% of people are illiterate globaly another study by the same institute shows that the speed at which illiteracy rate ascends is 32. Low literacy and limited english proficiency among parents is the strongest predictor of children’s inability to thrive academically about 18 percent of new york city residents (16 million adults) do not speak english proficiently, meaning that they lack the skills required for daily living and employment tasks beyond the most basic level. The paper set the aim to ascertain the reasons for low reading literacy among primary school students in latvia the purpose of this study is to find out the reasons behind the low level of reading literacy.
Top 10 common causes of illiteracy article by saranya nayak, june 13, 2014 an illiterate person is someone who would not be able to read this article, no matter what language it was written in illiteracy is rampant in underdeveloped countries throughout the world and its expansion, if it occurs, poses a significant threat to development and peace of any nation. The question of whether specific interventions can mitigate the effects of low literacy is examined in the full report 7 our data do not inform the question of whether providers should routinely assess literacy, but doing so may help to target effective interventions. The effect of economic growth on poverty reduction – the growth elasticity of poverty – can depend on the existing level of inequality   for instance, with low inequality a country with a growth rate of 2% per head and 40% of its population living in poverty, can halve poverty in ten years, but a country with high inequality. And neighbourhoods with low literacy levels tend to have higher crime rates these basic facts show the challenge to improve literacy performance among canadians is far from over and affects law enforcement.
The effect of low health literacy on use of services and health outcomes lower health literacy was associated with increased emergency department and hospital use, less screening for breast cancer (mammography), and lower influenza immunization. Low female literacy rate and its impact on our society the development of any nation or region is indicated by the level of education and that too of both genders. Low literacy this essay will discuss the causes and the effects of low literacy in the societies first, it discusses the economical causes of low literacy which are large population, poverty rates and instable economy.