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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
informed consent in the United States, readability, reading ability testing
The objectives of this study are to (a) determine the readability of a selected patient consent form using Fry and SMOG formulas, (b) determine the reading levels of the participants using WRAT-R Level 2 Reading subtest, (c) determine the participants comprehension of the consent form using the Cloze technique, and (d) determine the relationship between the reading level and comprehension of consent form.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States -- Forms
Readability (Literary style)
Reading -- Ability testing
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1993 Gwendolyn Schroeder. All rights reserved
Schroeder, Gwendolyn K., "Relationship between Adult Patient's Reading Levels and Comprehension of Consent Form" (1993). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 788.