Self-reported hearing problems among older adults: prevalence and comparison to measured hearing impairment.

  title={Self-reported hearing problems among older adults: prevalence and comparison to measured hearing impairment.},
  author={S. Hannula and R. Bloigu and K. Majamaa and M. Sorri and E. M{\"a}ki-Torkko},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={22 8},
  • S. Hannula, R. Bloigu, +2 authors E. Mäki-Torkko
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
  • BACKGROUND There are not many population-based epidemiological studies on the association between self-reported hearing problems and measured hearing thresholds in older adults. Previous studies have shown that the relationship between self-reported hearing difficulties and measured hearing thresholds is unclear and, according to our knowledge, there are no previous population-based studies reporting hearing thresholds among subjects with hyperacusis. PURPOSE The aim was to investigate the… CONTINUE READING
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