ENT & Allergy Specialists North KY

Adult and Pediatric Diseases of the Ear, Nose
and Throat and Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

KY (859) 781-4900 OH (513) 631-1044

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Home Hearing Screening


Questions on Hearing Acuity

1. Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a noisy restaurant or crowded room?

Yes / No / Sometimes

2. Do you sometimes feel that people are mumbling or not speaking clearly?

Yes / No / Sometimes

3. Do you experience difficulty following dialog in the theater?

Yes / No / Sometimes

4. Do you sometimes find it difficult to understand a speaker at a public meeting or a religious service?

Yes / No / Sometimes

5. Do you find yourself asking people to speak up or repeat themselves?

Yes / No / Sometimes

6. Do you find men’s voices easier to understand than women’s?

Yes / No / Sometimes

7. Do you experience difficulty understanding soft or whispered speech?

Yes / No / Sometimes

8. Do you sometimes have difficulty understanding speech on the telephone?

Yes / No / Sometimes

9. Does a hearing problem cause you to feel embarrassed when meeting new people?

Yes / No / Sometimes

10. Do you feel handicapped by a hearing problem?

Yes / No / Sometimes

11. Does a hearing problem cause you to visit friends, relatives or neighbors less often that you would like?

Yes / No / Sometimes

12. Do you experience ringing or noises in your ears?

Yes / No / Sometimes

13. Do you hear better with one ear then the other?

Yes / No / Sometimes

14. Have you had any significant noise exposure during work, recreation or military service?

Yes / No / Sometimes

15. Have any of your relatives (by birth) ha d a hearing loss?

Yes / No / Sometimes


Scoring

  • 2 points for Yes
  • 1 points for Sometimes
  • 0 points for No

Scores of 3 or more: may mean that you have a hearing problem.

Scores of 6 or more: strongly suggest that a hearing check is warranted.

If you think you or your child may have a hearing loss, please call us at (859) 781-4900. You can schedule an appointment directly with one of our professionally trained Audiologists who are trained to evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss.

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