The Prevalance Of Hearing Loss causing disability among young adult males in Turkey between 2009-2011

Necmettin Kocak, Ramazan Akyildiz, Hakan Istanbulluoglu, Abdullah Durmaz, Ibrahim Aydin, Turker Turker, Selim Kilic
2016 Balkan Military Medical Review  
Objective: It is reported that the most common cause of disability in the world is hearing loss following intellectual disability. Our aim in this study is to investigate the distribution of the hearing loss caused disability among young adult men having gone through medical examinations for compulsory military service between 2009 and 2011. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study. We reviewed the prevalence of hearing loss among 1.777.500 people who were referred for medical
more » ... according to Turkish National Military Regulations between 2009 and 2011.
doi:10.5455/bmmr.197412 fatcat:5blmgtrjp5b2vipw7hkq5d6opa