Health-related quality of life in adults with hearing impairment before and after hearing-aid rehabilitation in Finland.

@article{Niemensivu2015HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in adults with hearing impairment before and after hearing-aid rehabilitation in Finland.},
  author={Riina Niemensivu and Vinaya Manchaiah and R. Roine and Erna Kentala and Harri Sintonen},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 12},
  pages={967-75}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in adults with hearing impairment in Finland before and after hearing rehabilitation. DESIGN The study was prospective with hearing-aid rehabilitation as the intervention. The data was collected, using the 15D instrument, before and six months after hearing-aid rehabilitation. The data was analysed using t-tests and multiple linear regression methods. STUDY SAMPLE The study sample included 949 adults with… CONTINUE READING