Figure A
Sample size and criteria for unperceived hearing loss

Figure A Sample size and criteria for unperceived hearing loss

Description for Figure A

In the CHMS study sample, there were 3,964 respondents aged 40 to 79 with valid audiometric results for both ears.

1,764 had no high-frequency hearing loss.

2,200 had high-frequency hearing loss defined as having a pure-tone average over 25 dB over high frequencies (3, 4, 6 and 8 kHz).

Out of the 2,200 with high-frequency hearing loss, 251 were excluded for self-reported hearing impairment, and/or 79 had a hearing aid and/or 211 were tested and diagnosed with a hearing problem.

In the end, 1,656 had unperceived hearing loss.

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