Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Associated Factors Among Vector Control Workers in a Malaysian State

@article{Masilamani2014NoiseInducedHL,
  title={Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Associated Factors Among Vector Control Workers in a Malaysian State},
  author={Retneswari Masilamani and Abd Wahid Rasib and Azlan Darus and Anselm Su Ting},
  journal={Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={642 - 650}
}
This study aims to determine the prevalence and associated factors of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among vector control workers in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. This was an analytical cross-sectional study conducted on 181 vector control workers who were working in district health offices in a state in Malaysia. Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire and audiometry. Prevalence of NIHL was 26% among this group of workers. NIHL was significantly associated with… 

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