Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hard of Hearing Incidence

Facts about deafness include:

  • More than 28 million people in the US have hearing loss.
  • Most cases of hearing loss are due to aging.
  • More than a third of all people over the age of 65 have hearing loss.
  • Men are affected by hearing loss more than women.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hard of Hearing References
  1. Copeland BJ, Pillsbury HC 3rd. Cochlear implantation for the treatment of deafness. Annu Rev Med. 2004;55:157-67. [14746514]
  2. Puig T, Municio A, Meda C. Universal neonatal hearing screening versus selective screening as part of the management of childhood deafness. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Apr 18;(2):CD003731. [15846679]
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