Hearing defects

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Hearing loss
Hearing impairment

Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than those with normal hearing. There is up to 40 percent faster cognitive decline in the hearing impaired than those whose hearing was normal; the levels of declining function are directly related to the percentage of hearing loss.

Related Problems:
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
31.01.2021 – 09:22 CET