The prevalence of hearing loss in South Korea: data from a population-based study.

@article{Jun2015ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of hearing loss in South Korea: data from a population-based study.},
  author={Hyung Jin Jun and Soon Young Hwang and Soo Hyun Lee and Ji Eun Lee and Jae-Jun Song and Sungwon Chae},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2015},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={
          690-4
        }
}
  • Hyung Jin Jun, Soon Young Hwang, +3 authors Sungwon Chae
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Laryngoscope
  • OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS In the present study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of hearing loss in the South Korean population and to understand the correlation between aging, sex, and hearing loss prevalence through the analysis of data collected from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES). STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional epidemiological study. METHODS The KNHANES is an ongoing population study that started in 1998. Examinations to detect diseases of the ear… CONTINUE READING

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