International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 5

Clinical Study

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

Table 5

Mobile phone accessories reported used by occupational status.

Accessories used Total
Ear pieceSpeakerNone

Students10 (58.8%)23 (71.9%)12 (22.2%)45 (43.7%)
Staff7 (41.2%)9 (28.1%)42 (77.8%)58 (56.3%)

Note: as each accessory was assessed separately with the questionnaire, percentages were summed down columns, that is, by accessory, and then overall by occupational status. Comparison between mobile phone accessories used and occupational status showed a statistically significant difference at under Chi-square test.