cardiac outpatient clinic, cardiac conditions, health literacy, health status disparities, minority health, quality of life



  1. Hickey, Kathleen T. EdD, FNP-BC, ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN
  2. Masterson Creber, Ruth M. PhD, MSc, RN
  3. Reading, Meghan PhD, MPH, RN
  4. Sciacca, Robert R. EngScD
  5. Riga, Teresa C. BS
  6. Frulla, Ashton P. NPC
  7. Casida, Jesus M. PhD, RN, APN-C


Abstract: There are limited data on racial and ethnic disparities related to quality of life (QoL) and health literacy in adults with multiple cardiac conditions. This article evaluates the relationship between health literacy and QoL among patients with cardiac conditions in a multiethnic community in New York City.