IALSSInternational Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (Canada)
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Respondents in the IALSS were asked: In general, would you say your health is (Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, or Poor)?
The IALSS collected information on respondents' proficiency from 350 items in four skills domains: prose and document literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving.
IALSS defines literacy as one's capacity to "use printed and written information to function in society, to achieve one's goals, and to develop one's knowledge and potential".