Table 5: (a) Difference (dB) in overall phoneme level averaged across input levels (positive value indicates higher overall phoneme level in running speech). (b) Difference (dB) in phoneme onset level averaged across input levels (positive value indicates higher phoneme onset level in running speech).
(a)

Hearing aidPhoneme
/a//i//u//s////m//t//g/

10.680.563.882.663.471.582.452.25
23.102.533.401.162.163.276.546.03
32.463.583.452.892.292.205.156.23
44.564.721.843.223.243.445.234.69
5−0.31−0.01−0.06 0.85 0.29 −2.20−1.28−0.46
6 1.19 0.55 0.75 0.40 0.61 0.44 2.60 1.50
7 0.62 0.70 1.73 0.60 0.59 −1.09−1.05 0.77
80.620.921.461.551.340.313.005.22
90.700.251.850.530.420.34−0.123.66
101.150.650.13−0.43 0.67 −2.16−0.61−0.39

(b)

Hearing aidPhoneme
/a//i//u//s////m/

1−0.390.012.532.233.640.52
22.442.813.691.813.743.95
34.116.536.817.065.693.04
44.705.372.287.484.454.31
5−0.47−0.71−0.43 0.71 1.37 −2.59
61.720.701.050.051.26−0.38
70.120.840.990.290.66−2.23
8−0.171.782.061.272.67 0.81
90.550.511.250.340.82 0.38
101.331.360.190.610.19−2.61