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State and Local Government Transportation Finance

April 21, 2015State and Local Government Transportation Finance, in Millions - 2012

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Healthy Citizens

Oklahoma Infrastructure

Oklahoma Infrastructure - 2016

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Education, Healthy Citizens

Literacy Rate - Estimates of Low Literacy United States 2003

March 4, 2014Prose Literacy: "The knowledge and skills need to perform prose tasks, (i.e., to search, comprehend, and use continuous texts).  Examples include editorials, news stories, brochures, and instructional materials."

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Education, Healthy Citizens

Literacy Rate - Percent of Adults in Each Health Literacy Level by Sex, United States 2003

Examples of Tasks at Each Health Literacy LevelBelow Basic: "Read a set of short instructions, and identify what is permissible to drink before a medical test."Basic: "Read a pamphlet, give two reasons a person with no symptoms should be tested for a disease."Intermediate: "Read instructions on a prescription label, and determine what time a person can take the medication."Proficient: "Using a table, calculate an employee's share of health insurance costs for a year."Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  Health Communication Activities, America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

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Literacy Rate - Percent of Adults in Each Health Literacy Level by Type of Insurance Coverage, United States 2003

Examples of Tasks at Each Health Literacy LevelBelow Basic: "Read a set of short instructions, and identify what is permissible to drink before a medical test."Basic: "Read a pamphlet, give two reasons a person with no symptoms should be tested for a disease."Intermediate: "Read instructions on a prescription label, and determine what time a person can take the medication."Proficient: "Using a table, calculate an employee's share of health insurance costs for a year."Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  Health Communication Activities, America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

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Literacy Rate - Percent of Adults in Each Health Literacy Level by Age Groups, United States 2003

Examples of Tasks at Each Health Literacy LevelBelow Basic: "Read a set of short instructions, and identify what is permissible to drink before a medical test."Basic: "Read a pamphlet, give two reasons a person with no symptoms should be tested for a disease."Intermediate: "Read instructions on a prescription label, and determine what time a person can take the medication."Proficient: "Using a table, calculate an employee's share of health insurance costs for a year."Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  Health Communication Activities, America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

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Literacy Rate - Percent of Adults in Each Health Literacy Level by Race/Ethnicity, United States 2003

Examples of Tasks at Each Health Literacy LevelBelow Basic: "Read a set of short instructions, and identify what is permissible to drink before a medical test."Basic: "Read a pamphlet, give two reasons a person with no symptoms should be tested for a disease."Intermediate: "Read instructions on a prescription label, and determine what time a person can take the medication."Proficient: "Using a table, calculate an employee's share of health insurance costs for a year."Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  Health Communication Activities, America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

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Education, Healthy Citizens

Literacy Rate - Estimates of Low Literacy Oklahoma 2003

Prose Literacy: "The knowledge and skills need to perform prose tasks, (i.e., to search, comprehend, and use continuous texts).  Examples include editorials, news stories, brochures, and instructional materials." 

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Education, Healthy Citizens

Literacy Rate - Number and Percentage of Adults in Each Health Literacy Level, United States 2003

Examples of Tasks at Each Health Literacy LevelBelow Basic: "Read a set of short instructions, and identify what is permissible to drink before a medical test."Basic: "Read a pamphlet, give two reasons a person with no symptoms should be tested for a disease."Intermediate: "Read instructions on a prescription label, and determine what time a person can take the medication."Proficient: "Using a table, calculate an employee's share of health insurance costs for a year."Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:  Health Communication Activities, America's Health Literacy: Why We Need Accessible Health Information

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Education, Healthy Citizens

Literacy Rate - Educational Attainment by Sex and Age for the Population 18 and Over

Educational Attainment for the Population Age 18 and Over by Age and Sex - 2015

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Spencer Kusi

Director of Research & Advocacy

skusi@unitedwayokc.org