November 2008
Mix;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p19
The article cites key research findings indicating that 16.1% of adults had speech-frequency hearing loss in the U.S. from 2003 to 2004. The incidence of speech-frequency hearing loss was observed to be increasing among people who are 20 to 29 years old. It also occurred earlier in people who are exposed to cardiovascular risks, high noise levels and smoking.


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