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Hearing Loss and Paid Employment: Australian Population Survey Findings

Hogan, Edward Anthony; O'Loughlin, Kate; Davis, Adrian; Kendig, Hal


This paper provides an analysis of participation in paid employment for people with a hearing loss over the full span of adult ages. The paper is based on original analysis of the 2003 Australian survey of disability, aging and carers (SDAC). This analysis shows that hearing loss was associated with an increased rate of non-participation in employment of between 11.3% and 16.6%. Advancing age and the existence of co-morbidities contribute significantly to reduced participation in employment. A...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Audiology
DOI: 10.1080/14992020802449008


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