International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 6

Clinical Study

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

Table 6

Hearing status per pure tone audiometry by occupational status.

Occupational status Total
StudentsStaff

Normal hearing34 (73.9%)40 (70.2%)74 (71.8%)
Impaired hearing12 (26.1%)17 (29.8%)29 (28.2%)

Note: percentages were summed down columns, that is, by occupational status, and then overall by hearing status. Comparison between occupational status and hearing status showed no statistically significance under Chi-square test.