Clear Communication Index User Guide
The Clear Communication Index (Index) provides a set of research-based criteria to develop and assess public communication products. The Index supports the efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010 and achieve goals set forth in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy and the CDC Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy.
The 20 items in the Index build on and expand plain language techniques described in the Federal Plain Language Guidelines.
Use the site menu to nagivate through parts A, B, C, D and Appendix A and B of the Index User Guide.
- Page last reviewed: May 14, 2015
- Page last updated: May 14, 2015
- Content source:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Page maintained by: Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Division of News and Electronic Media, Electronic Media Branch