Hearing loss induced by occupational and impulse noise: Results on threshold shifts by frequencies, age and gender from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study

@article{Tambs2006HearingLI,
  title={Hearing loss induced by occupational and impulse noise: Results on threshold shifts by frequencies, age and gender from the Nord-Tr{\o}ndelag Hearing Loss Study},
  author={Kristian Tambs and Howard J Hoffman and Hans M. Borchgrevink and Jostein Holmen and Bo Engdahl},
  journal={International Journal of Audiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45},
  pages={309 - 317}
}
The aim of the study was to compare the frequency-specific effects of noise on hearing acuity across the range 250–8000 Hz and the extent to which the patterns of frequency-specific threshold shifts differ between occupational noise and impulse noise. Pure-tone audiometry was administered to an adult general population sample with 51 975 subjects who also provided questionnaire information about noise exposure and other risk factors. Threshold shifts induced by life-long occupational noise and… 
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