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the REALM, the TOFHLA, the Newest Vital Sign ), self-reports of abilities (e. g. , Functional, Communicative, and Critical Health Literacy Scales , the Set of Brief Screening Questions ), and population-based proxy measures (e. g. , the National Assessment of Adult Literacy , and the Health Activities Literacy Scale ). They concluded that the composition of the underlying constructs and the nature of the content varied widely across HL instruments, rendering it difficult to interpret and compare studies.