Perceived Susceptibility To Noise Induced Hearing Loss And Attitude Towards Preventive Care Among Metal Workers At Gate, Ibadan: A Pilot Study

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Summary Audiometric assessment was carried out on 26 metal workers at the spare parts market, Gate Ibadan to corroborate their perceived susceptibility to noise induced hearing loss. Of the 26 studied, 13 (50.0%) indicated non-susceptibility. II (42.3%) indicated susceptibility while 2 (7. '7%) did not know. Otology symptoms mentioned by those who indicate susceptibility were tinnitus (63.6%), hearing loss (36.4%), otalgia (18.2%), headache (9.1 %), and post-aural pain (9.1 %). Audiometric results showed 10 (76.9%) of non-susceptible subjects, 5 (45:5%) of susceptible subjects and I(50.0%) of undecided group had normal hearing bilaterally. Unilateral hrgh frequency hearing loss was observed in 4 (36.4%) of the susceptible subjects. Implications of the findings for taking preventive action are discussed

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APA

CDR, C (2021). Perceived Susceptibility To Noise Induced Hearing Loss And Attitude Towards Preventive Care Among Metal Workers At Gate, Ibadan: A Pilot Study. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/perceived-susceptibility-to-noise-induced-hearing-loss-and-attitude-towards-preventive-care-among-metal-workers-at-gate-ibadan-a-pilot-study

MLA 8th

Coalition, CDR. "Perceived Susceptibility To Noise Induced Hearing Loss And Attitude Towards Preventive Care Among Metal Workers At Gate, Ibadan: A Pilot Study" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/perceived-susceptibility-to-noise-induced-hearing-loss-and-attitude-towards-preventive-care-among-metal-workers-at-gate-ibadan-a-pilot-study . Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

MLA7

Coalition, CDR. "Perceived Susceptibility To Noise Induced Hearing Loss And Attitude Towards Preventive Care Among Metal Workers At Gate, Ibadan: A Pilot Study". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Apr. 2021. Web. 11 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/perceived-susceptibility-to-noise-induced-hearing-loss-and-attitude-towards-preventive-care-among-metal-workers-at-gate-ibadan-a-pilot-study >.

Chicago

Coalition, CDR. "Perceived Susceptibility To Noise Induced Hearing Loss And Attitude Towards Preventive Care Among Metal Workers At Gate, Ibadan: A Pilot Study" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed April 11, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/perceived-susceptibility-to-noise-induced-hearing-loss-and-attitude-towards-preventive-care-among-metal-workers-at-gate-ibadan-a-pilot-study