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

@article{Hannula2011SelfreportedHP,
  title={Self-reported hearing problems among older adults: prevalence and comparison to measured hearing impairment.},
  author={Samuli Hannula and Risto Seppo Bloigu and Kari Dr Majamaa and Martti Sorri and Elina Margareetta M{\"a}ki-Torkko},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={
          550-9
        }
}
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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