Did You Know? Statistics on Hearing Loss.
-1 in 4 workers exposed to high levels of noise will develop a hearing loss
-Only 13% of general practitioners screen for hearing loss.
-3 in every 10 people over age 60 have a hearing loss
-1 in every 6 baby boomers (ages 41-59) has a hearing loss.
-1 in every 14 Generation X’ers (29-40) already has a hearing loss.
-1.4 million children (under 18) have hearing problems, the same amount as
-Only 1 out of 5 people who could benefit from a hearing aid actually wear one.
-9 out of 10 hearing aid users report improvements in their quality of life
Clearly, these statistics are startling. This truly indicates that a lot of people are choosing to go without the benefits of solutions for their hearing loss. Most often, this can be due to confusion over what benefit hearing aids can provide and which type of hearing aid is best for a specific person’s loss. Also, cost can be a factor. At Tri County Hearing and Speech Centers we provide complimentary consultations to identify which of our many affordable hearing aid products may be recommended for each patient’s unique hearing loss. If you or a loved one are interested in getting the care you deserve, simply submit your information on the Contact Us page of our website.
Dr. Natalie Fernandez-Roque Au.D