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Table 3 Reported signs and symptoms according to environmental and occupational noise exposure, for normal hearing and hearing loss individuals

From: Speech recognition index of workers with tinnitus exposed to environmental or occupational noise: a comparative study

  Normal hearing Hearing loss
Occupational Environmental Occupational Environmental
n % n % n % n %
Difficulties on locating and noticing sound sources direction 250 84.50% 46 15.50% 55 79.70% 14 20.30%
Speech perception 242 81.80% 54 18.20% 35 50.70% 34 49.30%
Non-auditory symptoms 246 83.10% 50 16.90% 36 52.20% 33 47.80%
  1. Χ2 = 0.45; p = 0.05.