Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and associated medical conditions among individuals 65 years and older

Michael M. McKee, M.D., M.P.H., Michelle L. Stransky, Ph.D., Amanda Reichard, Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 122-125 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.05.007 Background Hearing loss is prevalent, but few studies have investigated its associations with common medical conditions. Objective The objective was to assess the prevalence of medical conditions among individuals […]

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Physical activity levels in children with sensory problems: Cross-sectional analyses from the Millennium Cohort Study

Genevieve Williams, Ph.D., Daniel Aggio, M.Sc., Brendon Stubbs, Ph.D., Shahina Pardhan, Ph.D., Benjamin Gardner, Ph.D., Lee Smith, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 58-61 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.07.002 Background Hearing and vision impairments/problems are associated with increased risk of premature mortality in adulthood. One potential pathway explaining this association is reduced levels […]

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The knowledge and skills related to sexual abuse prevention among Chinese children with hearing loss in Beijing

Buyi Yu, Jingqi Chen, Yichen Jin, Wenjing Zhang, Yanan Feng, Xiaoxia Zhao Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p344–349 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.014   Background The prevalence of any child sexual abuse (CSA) experience before the age of 16 years ranges from 10.2 to 35.2% in China,1–5 but there has been no research so far exploring the level of awareness of CSA prevention and self-protection […]

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