Did you know that hearing loss is the THIRD most common health problem in the United States?
Other Interesting Facts:
-3 in 10 people over age 60 have hearing loss;
-1 in 6 baby boomers (ages 41-59), or 14.6%, have a hearing problem;
-1 in 14 Generation Xers (ages 29-40), or 7.4%, already have hearing loss;
-At least 1.4 million children (18 or younger) have hearing problems;
-It is estimated that 3 in 1,000 infants are born with serious to profound hearing loss.
-Only 13% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss during a physical.