Courtney Hutton

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Records of 743 adults seen for rehabilitation with amplification in 1978-82, were used to study the measurement properties of four widely used, single-item benefit scales. Patients in this sample displayed mild to severe adventitious losses and had been fitted with their first aid(s). Data relating to degree of hearing loss, age, and employment status were(More)
  • C L Hutton
  • 1991
Self-assessment questionnaires in rehabilitative audiology typically possess the measurement characteristics of scales based on forced-choice and rank-order. Data from these ordinal scales neither support arithmetic analysis nor arithmetic interpretation. However, powerful nonparametric statistics are available for application to data from ordinal level(More)
The following case studies demonstrate the application of self-assessment techniques. The selection of procedures reported here is not meant to imply necessarily that these procedures are more or less effective or more widely used than other available self-assessment tests, but rather to illustrate the various purposes for which self-assessment tools may be(More)
This study examined the effect of type of loss and reduced PB discrimination on hours of daily hearing aid wear. Patient data were entered in one of four matrices designed to permit examination of one variable while balancing the effects of other variables. When the influences of amount of hearing loss, age, hearing aid experience, and employment status(More)
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