Sunday, December 30, 2012

Can You Hear Me Now?

Sixteen percent of Americans aged 18 or older have trouble hearing when not using a hearing aid or other listening device. Here is the percentage with hearing trouble by age...

Aged 18 to 44: 6%
Aged 45 to 64: 19%
Aged 65 to 74: 30%
Aged 75-plus: 47%

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2011

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