Knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes about hearing loss and hearing protection among racial/ethnically diverse young adults.

@article{Crandell2004KnowledgeBA,
  title={Knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes about hearing loss and hearing protection among racial/ethnically diverse young adults.},
  author={Carl C. Crandell and Terry L. Mills and Ricardo Gauthier},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={176-86}
}
Over 11 million individuals exhibit some degree of permanent noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). Despite such data, there remains a paucity of empirical evidence on the knowledge of noise exposure and hearing protection devices (HPDs) for young adults, particularly those of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds. This lack of research is unfortunate, as prior research suggests that the incidence of NIHL can be reduced through educational programs, such as hearing conservation programs (HCPs… CONTINUE READING

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