The music listening preferences and habits of youths in Singapore and its relation to leisure noise-induced hearing loss.

@article{Lee2014TheML,
  title={The music listening preferences and habits of youths in Singapore and its relation to leisure noise-induced hearing loss.},
  author={Gary Jek Chong Lee and Ming Y Lim and Angeline Yi Wei Kuan and Joshua Han Wei Teo and Hui Guang Tan and Wong Kein Low},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={72-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a preventable condition, and much has been done to protect workers from it. However, thus far, little attention has been given to leisure NIHL. The purpose of this study is to determine the possible music listening preferences and habits among young people in Singapore that may put them at risk of developing leisure NIHL. METHODS In our study, the proportion of participants exposed to > 85 dBA for eight hours a day (time-weighted average) was… CONTINUE READING