Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement

Figure 4-2: Karliner algorithm

Flowchart showing how healthcare professionals determine if a speaker of a foreign language needs translation help. For details, go to [D] Text Description below.

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Source: With kind permission from Springer Science+Business Media: Journal of General Internal Medicine, Identification of limited English proficient patients in clinical care, Volume 23, 2008, page 1557, Figure 1.

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Internet Citation: Figure 4-2: Karliner algorithm. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/iomracereport/reldata4fig4-2.html