Hearing and Balance Disorders in the State of Hawai'i: Demographics and Demand for Services.

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Hearing and balance disorders affect people of all ages. Among children, hearing loss affects speech and language development, academic performance, and psychosocial development. Hearing loss in adults negatively impacts work productivity, cognitive function, and psychosocial status. Prevalence of hearing loss in children in Hawai'i is higher than the… (More)

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@article{Shaikh2017HearingAB, title={Hearing and Balance Disorders in the State of Hawai'i: Demographics and Demand for Services.}, author={Mohsin Shaikh and James W. Hall and Cindy McManus and Henry L. Lew}, journal={Hawai'i journal of medicine & public health : a journal of Asia Pacific Medicine & Public Health}, year={2017}, volume={76 5}, pages={123-127} }