Journal of Geriatrics / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Dual Sensory Impairment among Community Dwelling Rural Elderly: Concern for Rehabilitation

Table 2

Degree of hearing impairment based traditional PTA and HFPTA among elderly ( ).

Degree of hearing impairmentCorresponding hearing levels PTA HFPTA
% (95% CI) % (95% CI)

Normal<25 dB4928.0 (21.9–35.1)3419.4 (14.2–25.9)
Mild25–40 dB8246.9 (39.6–54.2)4626.3 (20.3–33.3)
Moderate41–55 dB2313.1 (8.9–18.9)4525.7 (19.8–32.7)
Severe56–70 dB2011.4 (7.5–17.0)4123.4 (17.8–30.2)
Profound>71 dB10.6 (0.1–3.1)95.1 (2.7–9.5)

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