Enzo Crispino Calheiros

Department of Medical Sciences, Universidade do Estado do Para, Brazil


  • Research Article   
    Hearing Pattern of a Brazilian Population Group in the State of Para
    Author(s): Enzo Crispino Calheiros, Moises Felipe Silva da Conceicao, Miguel Chamoso Gilsanz Neto, Caio Vinicius Botelho Brito and Silvana Nobre de Assis Maziviero*

    Objectives: The objective of the present study was to characterize the audiological profile of a population in the Amazon, using data from the results of audiometry. Methods: The study is characterized by being a crosssectional, observational and retrospective study, with descriptive and analytical analysis. The research was carried out in a private clinic of the region. Findings: From the patients evaluated, about 57% had hearing loss. From patients with hearing loss, about 66% were female and 34% were male. A few more than 60% of patients with hearing loss were 60 years old or older. In the group of patients with hearing loss, about 75% had bilateral loss and 25% unilateral. About 60% had mild hearing loss, 30% moderate and 10% had moderately severe, severe or profound hearing loss. In the group with hearing loss, 84% had sensory loss, 7% had conductive loss and 9% had mixed loss. C.. Read More»

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