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Week 3 Vocabulary

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motivation
force that moves person to act
compliance
submission or yielding to predetermined goals set by others
adherence
commitment or attachment to a predetermined regimen
noncompliance
nonsubmission or resistance to a predetermined regimen
literate
an educated person who is able to read and write
literacy
the ability to read, understand and interpret info @ 8th grade level and above
illiteracy
inability to read or write
health literacy
how well an individual can read, interpret and comprehend health info.
low literacy
ability to comprehend and communicate at a 5th to 8th grade reading level
functional literacy
adults that have reading, writing, and comprehension skills below the 5th grade level
readability
how well written or printed materials are presented
comprehension
the ability to understand the meaning of the message
numeracy
ability to read and interpret numbers