The clinical assessment of "Obscure Auditory Dysfunction" (OAD) 2. Case control analysis of determining factors.

@article{Saunders1992TheCA,
  title={The clinical assessment of "Obscure Auditory Dysfunction" (OAD) 2. Case control analysis of determining factors.},
  author={Gabrielle H. Saunders and Mark P. Haggard},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          241-54
        }
}
Obscure Auditory Dysfunction (OAD) is defined as a clinical referral for self-reported auditory disability with no audiometric abnormality by stringent criteria. In stage 2 of a case control study of OAD, we have confirmed the general finding of stage 1 that OAD is multifactorial; compared with controls, patients as a group have a genuine performance deficit for understanding speech in noise, accompanied by personality-related factors. Paired logistic regression analysis optimally… 

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