Table 2: Pure tone audiometry and speech audiometry in both groups.*

FrequencyNormothermic group I  ( 𝑛 = 2 0 ) Hypothermic group II  ( 𝑛 = 2 0 )
mean (SD) (dB)mean (SD) (dB)

250 Hz9.7  (3.3)11 (3.4)
500 Hz10.7  (3.7)11.2 (4.5)
1 kHz9.7  (4.4)12 (4.7)
2 kHz11.2  (5.3)9.7 (3.4)
4 kHz10.2 (3.4)10.7 (4.6)
8 kHz12  (4.8)11.2 (4.5)
SRT9.5  (4.2)9.5 (3.5)
WDS98.8  (2.2)98.4 (2.7)

*P > 0.05: nonsignificant, SRT: speech reception threshold, WDS: word discrimination scores, dB: decibel.