Quality of life determinants and hearing function in an elderly population: Osservatorio Geriatrico Campano Study Group.

@article{Cacciatore1999QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life determinants and hearing function in an elderly population: Osservatorio Geriatrico Campano Study Group.},
  author={Francesco Cacciatore and Christian Napoli and Pasquale Abete and Elio Marciano and Maria Triassi and Franco Rengo},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={1999},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          323-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hearing impairment (HI) is a very common condition in elderly people and the epidemiology together with hearing-related problems is still poorly investigated. Moreover, the cognitive status may be impaired in relation to hearing function. OBJECTIVE The goal of the study was to evaluate: (a) the prevalence of HI in a random sample of elderly people aged 65 and over (n = 1,750) living in Campania, a region of southern Italy; (b) the cross-sectional relationship between hearing… CONTINUE READING
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