Yu Xuewen | China

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Yu Xuewen

Shandong Provincial ENT hospital, Cheeloo College of Medicine, Shandong University Shandong, China


  • Research   
    The Prevalence of Hearing Loss in Different Age Groups, Gender and Hearing Threshold: A Systemic Review
    Author(s): Yu Xuewen and Gao Jianbo*

    Objectives: The current scoping review is an attempt to explore the prevalence of Hearing Loss (HL) in different age groups and prevalence based on gender was our major concern. Methodology: In the systemic review, an online search was conducted using Google Scholar, Science Direct, ProQuest, and PubMed. A two-phase mapping approach was used. In the first phase, studies were screened. In the second phase, the data were extracted from selected studies followed by the assessment of data quality. A total of 14 studies were included; 13 were cross-sectional and 1 was qualitative. We compare the studies in tabular form. Results: The most common and same character in all studies were the prevalence rate was higher in males than females and the hearing threshold was increasing by increasing age. The hearing loss was more common in rural areas. HL was increasing by the increase in age groups... Read More»

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