Hearing examination of high school students who listen to loud music
強大音響にて音楽を聴取する人の聴力所見

Yukio TODA, Kiyomi YOSHINO, Sadamu MINAMI, Junji WATARAI, Isamu TAKEYAMA
1987 Jibi to Rinsho  
Hearing examination of high school students who listen to loud music Yukio TODA, Kiyomi YOSHINO, Sadamu MINAMI, Junji WATARAI and Isamu TAKEYAMA* Approximately 1400 high school students were surveyed to determine their loud music listening habits. The following group was selected for hearing acuity testing at 30 dB 500 Hz , 1 KHz, 2 KHz and 4 KHz: 33 students who listened to music with headphones for more than 5 hours a week at level at which they could not hear any other sound , 13 students
more » ... went to rock concerts more than 10 times a year, and 17 students who went to discos more than 10 times a year. Results revealed no hearing loss in any of the subjects . However, most of those who listened to loud music complained of temporary cochlear symptoms in our questionnaire . A follow-up study to determine the nature and extent of the suspected auditory damage should be carried out.
doi:10.11334/jibi1954.33.4_675 fatcat:2ke5hzhyzzd57o5sl77orgzbtq