Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 28th, 2001
Although 61% inmates who participated in the public health study had finished an average of 11.3 years of education, their reading levels were low, based on a test that measures reading ability, the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM). On average, inmates possessed reading skills that were comparable with 7th and 8th grade educations.
According to the study report, presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of...
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