October 7th, 2015

Did you know that hearing loss is the THIRD most common health problem in the United States?

October 7th health #3

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.

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