Hearing Threshold Levels at Age 70 Years (65–74 Years) in the Unscreened Older Adult Population of the United States, 1959–1962 and 1999–2006

Ear and Hearing, 05/18/2012

The prevalence of hearing impairment in older adults, age 70 years (65–74 years), is lower in 1999–2006 compared with 1959–1962, consistent with the earlier findings for younger adults.

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