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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 952908, 6 pages
Limited Functional Health Literacy, Health Information Sources, and Health Behavior among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Japan
1Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35-2 Sakae-cho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0015, Japan
2Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
3University of Human Arts and Sciences, 1288 Magome, Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama City, Saitama 339-8539, Japan
4National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, 35 Gengo, Morioka-machi, Obu City, Aichi 474-8511, Japan
Received 11 December 2013; Accepted 29 January 2014; Published 6 March 2014
Academic Editors: A. T. Isik, J. C. Nitz, and W. Qidwai
Copyright © 2014 Yuko Yoshida et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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