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Hearing in early old age: current perspectives

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Title: Hearing in early old age: current perspectives
Authors: Hoff, Maria
Issue Date: 8-Feb-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy.
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Health and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: 1. Hoff, M., Tengstrand, T., Sadeghi, A., Skoog, I., & Rosenhall, U. (2018). Improved hearing in Swedish 70-year olds-a cohort comparison over more than four decades (1971-2014). Age and ageing, 47(3), 437–444.

2. Hoff, M., Tengstrand, T., Sadeghi, A., Skoog, I. & Rosenhall, U. (2020). Auditory function and prevalence of specific ear and hearing related pathologies in the general population at age 70. International Journal of Audiology, 59(9), 682-693.

3. Hoff, M., Göthberg, H., Tengstrand, T., Rosenhall, U., Skoog, I., & Sadeghi, A., (2020). Accuracy of Automated Pure-tone Audiometry in Population-based Samples of Old Persons. Under review in the International Journal of Audiology.

4. Hoff, M., Skoog, J., Hadarsson Bodin, T., Tengstrand, T., Rosenhall, U., Skoog, I. & Sadeghi, A. Hearing loss and cognition in early old age – comparing objective and subjective hearing measures. Manuscript
Date of Defence: 2021-02-26
Disputation: Fredagen den 26 februari 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Age related hearing loss
Secular trends
Cognitive function
Abstract: Age related hearing loss is a public health concern that restricts the possibilities of older persons to lead a healthy, social and active life. The present thesis aims to provide contemporary perspectives on age related hearing function and hearing loss in the general population, in early old age. The thesis is based on data from the Gothenburg H70 Birth Cohort Study, a prospective epidemiological investigation of ageing, in which representative segments of the older population are examined wit... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-150-3 (Print)
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