Table 2: Correlation between tinnitus duration and audiological profile.

VariableSpearman’s correlation coefficient (rho)

4000 (Hz)0.517**
8000 (Hz)0.427*
10000 (Hz)0.376*
HF avg. (dB)0.493*
12000 (Hz)0.487**
14000 (Hz)0.414*
EHF avg. (dB)0.489**
SDS (%age)−0.391*
MCL (dB)0.347*
Wave III (ms)0.391*
Wave V (ms)0.430*

P < 0.05; P < 0.01. HF avg.: high frequency average (PTA2); EHF avg.: extended high frequency average (PTA3); SDS: speech discrimination score; MCL: most comfortable level; Wave III: ABR wave III absolute latency; Wave V: ABR wave V absolute latency.