Predicted incidence of hearing loss in noise-exposed populations
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Predicted incidence of hearing loss in noise-exposed populations by H. Macrae

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Published by National Acoustic Laboratories, Commonwealth Dept. of Health in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English

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Statementby John Macrae.
SeriesInformal report / National Acoustic Laboratories, Commonwealth Department of Health ;, no. 73, Informal report (National Acoustic Laboratories (Australia)) ;, no. 73.
ContributionsNational Acoustic Laboratories (Australia)
LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/05685 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination[5] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3811322M
LC Control Number81118445

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27 February | Geneva - Some billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to WHO. Hearing loss has potentially devastating consequences for physical and mental health. Noise-exposed workers had greater hearing losses compared to their non-noise-exposed colleagues and to the reference population reported in ISO Noise exposure explained only a small.   Although estimates for the prevalence of hearing loss in the United States (U.S.) vary widely depending upon data and methods used, an analysis of data from the – cycles of the National Health and Nutritional Examination Surveys (NHANES) (Lin et al., , F. R., Niparko, J. K., and Ferrucci, L. ().Cited by: 1.   Variability in background risk and distribution of various risk factors for hearing loss may explain some of the diversity in excess risk of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). This paper examines the impact of various risk factors on excess risk estimates of NIHL using data from the – NIOSH Occupational Noise and Hearing Survey (ONHS). Previous analyses of a subset of these data.

The prevalence of severe to profound hearing impairment among the US population ranges from , to ,, with 54 percent of this population over age 65 years. there are million persons in the world with disabling hearing loss (% of the world's population) million (93%) of these are adults ( million males, million females) 34 million (7%) of these are children Approximately one-third of persons over 65 years are affected by disabling hearing loss. Hearing loss: Prevalence 48 million Americans have a significant hearing loss 1 out of 3 people over age 65 have some degree of hearing loss 2 out of 3 people over 75 have a hearing loss. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) of workers in high exposure industries (for example, foundry and textile workers, boiler makers) has long been recognised. 1 Collectively, results of such studies have been used to derive models of NIHL that estimate the distribution of hearing levels in populations exposed to continuous noise by noise intensity, duration of exposure and age. 2 However, in.

This standard specifies the predicted hearing loss for noise-exposed populations of individuals based on risk factors that include gender, age, sound levels (in A . Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Each year, about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels . Objectives To determine whether patients with vestibulotoxic reactions to gentamicin have hearing thresholds worse than predicted by distributions of better-ear hearing thresholds in people of the same age and sex in the general population, and, if so, to measure the severity and audiometric pattern of that hearing loss.. Design Retrospective case series from previously published prospective. Addressing hearing loss is key to remaining cognitive and socially active. Approximately one third of people over 65 years of age are affected by disabling hearing loss[iii] and are potentially at risk of affecting their overall health if untreated. With the number of people aged 65 and above predicted to have doubled in compared to today.