Perception of hearing impairment and the willingness to use hearing aids in an elderly population in southern Taiwan: A community-based study.

@article{Chang2016PerceptionOH,
  title={Perception of hearing impairment and the willingness to use hearing aids in an elderly population in southern Taiwan: A community-based study.},
  author={N Chang and C. Y. Dai and W Lin and Chen-Yu Chien and Meng-Hsuen Hsieh and K Y Ho},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={491-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence and severity of hearing impairment (HI), the self-perception of HI, and the willingness to use a hearing aid (HA) in the elderly population in southern Taiwan. DESIGN This community-based study was performed in a metropolitan hospital. A questionnaire about the perception of HI and the willingness to use a HA was used… CONTINUE READING