Table 1: Comparison of tinnitus versus nontinnitus ears.

VariableTinnitus earsNon-tinnitus earst”-value
Mean S.D.Mean S.D.

1000 (Hz)26.1420.8317.945.602.17*
2000 (Hz)31.8623.3618.829.102.88**
4000 (Hz)38.2923.5420.8815.133.22**
8000 (Hz)46.4330.5529.4124.682.15*
10000 (Hz)44.6927.2728.8223.092.15*
12000 (Hz)52.9726.3037.3522.922.16*
PTA1 (dB)27.4319.9618.535.522.45*
PTA2 (dB)44.5526.8726.3719.862.74**
PTA3 (dB)55.4220.2441.4720.222.30*
SRT (dB)30.5420.3818.766.103.14**
SDS (%age)92.6910.3099.292.113.64**
MCL (dB)54.5719.1843.478.262.91**
Wave V (ms)5.670.225.540.192.22*

P < 0.05; P < 0.01. PTA: pure-tone average; SRT: speech reception threshold; SDS: speech discrimination score; MCL: most comfortable level; Wave V: ABR wave V absolute latency.