Everyday hearing functioning in unilateral versus bilateral hearing aid users.

@article{Most2012EverydayHF,
  title={Everyday hearing functioning in unilateral versus bilateral hearing aid users.},
  author={Tova Most and Limor Adi-Bensaid and Talma Shpak and Siwar Sharkiya and Maurice H. Luntz},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={205-11}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of the present study was to assess hearing functioning in everyday listening situations of bilateral and unilateral hearing aid (HA) users. METHOD 80 Arabic-speaking HA users: 46 bilateral and 34 unilateral HA users with various degrees of HL. Participants completed the Speech, Spatial, and Qualities (SSQ) self-report questionnaire. RESULTS In general, bilateral users performed better than unilateral users on the speech and spatial scales. For participants with… CONTINUE READING

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