1. What is your type of organization?
(Please check all that apply)

2. What is the size of your organization?

3. What geographical area does your organization serve?

4. How many people in your organization are directly involved in developing or distributing health information materials for consumers or patients?

5. How does your organization develop or provide health information materials?
(Please check all that apply)

6. What is the target audience for your organization's materials? (Please check all that apply)

7. Please be honest in these next few questions--it's not a test!
Have you heard the term "health literacy"?

8. What does "health literacy" mean to you?

9. How would you describe someone who is health literate?

10. Which of the following groups do you think need help to improve their level of health literacy?
(Please check all that apply)

11. Where did you learn what you know about health literacy?
(Check all that apply.)

12. Which resources, publications, trainings or events about health literacy have you found to be most useful and informative?

13. Researchers and policy makers have developed two main approaches to addressing the information needs of people with low health literacy. Please indicate which of these approaches you believe is the most likely to be effective.

14. Which of these do you see as barriers to developing materials that are understandable and actionable to consumers with low literacy skills?
(Please check all that apply.)

15. What impact do these barriers have on your organization's ability to serve its intended audience?

16. How important do you think it is to consider health literacy when you are developing or distributing health information materials?

17. Which of these does your organization have in place to address the needs of people with low health literacy?
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18. If you have checked any of the above, please tell us more about it. (For example, what makes it more or less effective? How adequate is it for your needs?)

19. What resources would be helpful to you in creating high quality health education materials?
(Please check all that apply)

20. What other comments would you like to add?

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