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Table 2 Conversational Health Literacy Assessment Tool (CHAT) Questions

From: Conceptualisation and development of the Conversational Health Literacy Assessment Tool (CHAT)

Supportive professional relationships 1. Who do you usually see to help you look after your health?
2. How difficult is it for you to speak with [that provider] about your health?
Supportive personal relationships 3. Aside from healthcare providers, who else do you talk with about your health?
4. How comfortable are you to ask [that person] for help if you need it?
Health information access and comprehension 5. Where else do you get health information that you trust?
6. How difficult is it for you to understand information about your health?
Current health behaviours 7. What do you do to look after your health on a daily basis? (Prompt for diet, sleeping habits, medication, and treatment plan)
8. What do you do to look after your health on a weekly basis? (Prompt for exercise, physical activities, social activities, and visits to healthcare professionals)
Health promotion barriers and support 9. Thinking about the things you do to look after your health, what is difficult for you to keep doing on a regular basis?
10. Thinking about the things you do to look after your health, what is going well for you?