From a non-professional: 10 percent of 14.9 percent is about 1.5 percent; that leaves 13.4 percent of teenagers with hearing loss, which is still frightening. From "Molecular Biology of the Cell", Part V, Chapter 22: "Auditory Hair Cells Have to Last a Lifetime".
Dr. phil. nat.,
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Datum: 21.09.2010 23:41
Betreff: Hearing Loss "False Positives"Would anyone in the professional community care to comment on this?
Begin forwarded message:A new study from the University of Minnesota says that we're overestimating the amount of teens with hearing loss.
http://www1.umn.edu/news/news-releases/2010/UR_CONTENT_254452.htmlThanks in advance.Kevin