Comparison between self-reported hearing and measured hearing thresholds of the elderly in China.

@article{Diao2014ComparisonBS,
  title={Comparison between self-reported hearing and measured hearing thresholds of the elderly in China.},
  author={Mingfang Diao and Jianjun Sun and Tao Jiang and Fangjie Tian and Zhonghong Jia and Yang Liu and Donglan Chen},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          e228-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Despite the increasing prevalence of hearing loss among elderly people and its recognised severe consequences, routine audiometric examinations as well as systematic follow-ups and rehabilitation services are not readily available to those in need of hearing evaluation in China. In addition to a lack of competent audiologists and public awareness, the scarcity of well-calibrated audiologic equipment and appropriate sound-proof facilities is a major hurdle for the provision of regular… CONTINUE READING
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