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Prevalence of hearing loss in older adults in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. The Epidemiology of Hearing Loss Study.
- K. Cruickshanks, T. Wiley, +4 authors D. M. Nondahl
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 November 1998
There are no recent population-based data on the prevalence of hearing loss in older adults using standard audiometric testing. The population-based Epidemiology of Hearing Loss Study was designed to… Expand
Prevalence of olfactory impairment in older adults.
- C. Murphy, C. Schubert, K. Cruickshanks, B. Klein, R. Klein, D. M. Nondahl
- 13 November 2002
CONTEXT Older adults represent the fastest-growing segment of the US population, and prevalences of vision and hearing impairment have been extensively evaluated. However, despite the importance of… Expand
The impact of hearing loss on quality of life in older adults.
- D. Dalton, K. Cruickshanks, B. Klein, R. Klein, T. Wiley, D. M. Nondahl
- Psychology, Medicine
- The Gerontologist
- 1 October 2003
PURPOSE The authors investigate the impact of hearing loss on quality of life in a large population of older adults. DESIGN AND METHODS Data are from the 5-year follow-up Epidemiology of Hearing… Expand
Prevalence and 5-year incidence of tinnitus among older adults: the epidemiology of hearing loss study.
- D. M. Nondahl, K. Cruickshanks, T. Wiley, R. Klein, B. Klein, Ted S. Tweed
- Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
- 1 June 2002
Tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in the ear or head) can range from barely noticeable to debilitating. Although a few studies have estimated the prevalence of this condition in adult populations, we know… Expand
The Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy. XV. The long-term incidence of macular edema.
BACKGROUND As part of a population-based study of diabetes mellitus, the incidence of macular edema over a 10-year period and its relation to various risk factors are examined. METHODS There were… Expand
The Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy: XVII. The 14-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy and associated risk factors in type 1 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To examine the 14-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy and macular edema and its relation to various risk factors. DESIGN Population-based incidence study. SETTING The… Expand
Low Prevalence of Hearing Aid Use Among Older Adults with Hearing Loss: The Epidemiology of Hearing Loss Study
- M. Popelka, K. Cruickshanks, T. Wiley, T. Tweed, B. Klein, R. Klein
- Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
- 1 September 1998
OBJECTIVES: To measure the prevalence of hearing aid use among older adults with hearing loss and to identify factors associated with those currently using hearing aids.
Tinnitus and its risk factors in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study
- D. M. Nondahl, K. Cruickshanks, +4 authors Ted S. Tweed
- Psychology, Medicine
- International journal of audiology
- 7 April 2011
Abstract Objective: To assess the prevalence of tinnitus along with factors potentially associated with having tinnitus. Design: Data were from the Beaver Dam Offspring Study, an epidemiological… Expand
Cigarette smoking and hearing loss: the epidemiology of hearing loss study.
CONTEXT Clinical studies have suggested that cigarette smoking may be associated with hearing loss, a common condition affecting older adults. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between smoking… Expand
The prevalence of age-related macular degeneration and associated risk factors.
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to examine how retinal drusen, retinal pigmentary abnormalities, and early AMD are related to age, sex, and other… Expand