Trends in the prevalence of hearing loss among young adults entering an industrial workforce 1985 to 2004.

@article{Rabinowitz2006TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the prevalence of hearing loss among young adults entering an industrial workforce 1985 to 2004.},
  author={Peter MacGarr Rabinowitz and Martin D. Slade and Deron H. Galusha and Christine Dixon-Ernst and Mark R Cullen},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={369-75}
}
OBJECTIVES Studies have suggested that hearing loss due to recreational noise exposure may be on the rise among adolescents and young adults. This study examines whether the hearing status of young US adults entering an industrial workforce has worsened over the past 20 yr. DESIGN The baseline audiograms of 2526 individuals ages 17 to 25 beginning employment at a multisite US corporation between 1985 and 2004 were analyzed to determine the yearly prevalence of hearing loss. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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