International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Acute, Repeated Exposure to Mobile Phone Noise and Audiometric Status of Young Adult Users in a University Community

Table 3

Mean noise levels (in A-weighted decibels, dBA) of respondent mobile phones.

MeanStandard deviation value

Students5893.116.1> 0.05
Staff7588.611.0

Note: some students and staff reported more than one phone owned and used.
: number phones sampled (there were 45 staff and 58 students).