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Percept Mot Skills. 1989 Oct;69(2):511-4.

Using a self-assessment questionnaire to identify probable hearing loss among older adults.

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  • 1Child Study Center, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0136.


The present study was designed to investigate a protocol to facilitate identification of probable hearing loss among 59 older adults (ages 60 to 84 yr.) using the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly--Screening Version, a self-assessment questionnaire. Analysis suggests the scale has excellent potential for identifying hearing loss among older adults.

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