Table 2: Pearson’s correlation () values for pertinent variables and assessments.

FactorCovariatePD group ()Control group ()
Pearson’s Pearson’s

Participants’ agePure tone average air conduction hearing threshold (dB HL) in the worst ear0.3830.020.5650.0003
Words in Noise (WIN) test score, right ear
Words in Noise (WIN) test score, left ear
Gap in Noise (GIN) detection, left ear
Dichotic Digits Test (DDT), left ear
Spatial release from masking test, 45° condition
RAVLT (total of trials 1 through 5)

Pure tone average (PTA) air conduction hearing threshold (dB HL) in the worst earWords in Noise (WIN) test score, right ear
Words in Noise (WIN) test score, left ear
Staggered-Spondaic-Word test
Gap in Noise (GIN) detection, right ear
Dichotic Digits Test (DDT), right ear
Spatial release from masking test, 45° condition
RAVLT (total of trials 1 through 5)
Hearing Handicap Inventory score