The Association Between Hearing Status and Psychosocial Health Before the Age of 70 Years: Results From an Internet-Based National Survey on Hearing

@article{Nachtegaal2009TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Hearing Status and Psychosocial Health Before the Age of 70 Years: Results From an Internet-Based National Survey on Hearing},
  author={Janneke Nachtegaal and Jan H Smit and Cas Smits and Pieter D. Bezemer and Johannes H. M. van Beek and Joost M. Festen and Sophia E. Kramer},
  journal={Ear and Hearing},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={302-312}
}
Objective: There is a substantial lack of knowledge of the impact of reduced hearing on psychosocial functioning in adults younger than 70 yr. The aim of this study was to examine the association between hearing status and psychosocial health in adults aged between 18 and 70 yr. Design: This was a cross-sectional cohort study. Baseline data of the National Longitudinal Study on Hearing are analyzed using regression models. The cohort consisted of 1511 participants. Hearing status was determined… 
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