Clinical Trials

Evaluating health literacy in individuals with a neurological condition and caregivers

Type of Study/Intervention

Observational (cross-sectional)

Recruitment Status


Form of MS

Relapsing MS, Relapsing remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS

Brief summary

Health and ehealth literacy refer to one’s ability to identify, appraise, and implement offline and online health information. Greater health and ehealth literacy are associated with better health and quality of life outcomes as well as health service utilisation. This study will investigate health and ehealth literacy in people living with a neurological condition and neurological caregivers using a survey comprised of validated questionnaires. Additionally, it will investigate perspectives of the neurological community regarding development of an ehealth intervention/resource through co-design workshops. The information derived from this study will inform the development of interventions designed to enhance health and ehealth literacy in the neurological community.

Inclusion criteria

People living with a neurological condition and caregivers of those living with a neurological condition.

Exclusion criteria

Individuals that do not have a neurological condition or do not care for someone with a neurological condition.

Anticipated start data

No longer recruiting.

Recruitment contacts

Dr Travis Cruickshank, Ph: +61 8 6304 3416, Email:

Further details

This is a cross-sectional observational study. It is not registered as a clinical trial. Further details are available on the health literacy flyer.


Study investigators are located at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia. However, the study is available to individuals living with a neurological condition and neurological caregivers worldwide.

Ethics Approval

This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at Edith Cowan University.

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