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The Health Impact of a Hearing Disability on Older People in Australia

Hogan, Edward Anthony; O'Loughlin, Kate; Miller, Peta; Kendig, Hal

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Objectives: A series of studies has proposed that hearing loss has adverse effects for other aspects of health. This article examines the health effects associated with self-reported hearing disability on older people. Methods: The study utilized the 2003 Australian Survey of Disability, Ageing, and Carers (n = 43,233), a weighted population-based survey providing data on self-reported disability and quality of life, to examine hearing disability among older Australians (55 years plus)....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57849
Source: Journal of Aging and Health
DOI: 10.1177/0898264309347821

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