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Hearing loss rates in teens unaffected by increased noise exposure

August 15, 2017

Although noise exposure does not impact the prevalence of hearing loss in children, racial or ethnic minority status and low socioeconomic status was associated with an increased risk, according to a study published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

“With multiple existing classifications of hearing impairment and limited availability of objective measures, assessing the epidemiology of pediatric hearing loss has been challenging,” Brooke M. Su, MD, MPH, from the department of head and neck surgery at the University of California-Los Angeles, and Dylan K. Chan, MD, PhD, from the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of California-San Francisco, wrote.

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