Degree Of Hear Loss

//Degree Of Hear Loss
Degree Of Hear Loss 2018-03-12T18:03:34-04:00
Decibel Loss Hearing Loss
0-20db Normal Hearing
21-25db Slight; problems if listening conditions are poor (i.e. a noisy party).
26-40db Mild; difficulty hearing soft or distant speech in church or theatre; may benefit from a hearing aid.
41-55db Moderate; conversation heard from 1-2metres, but understanding speech is a strain, especially with background noise; hearing aids required.
56-70db Moderately Severe; conversation must be loud and nearby; hearing aids required.
71-90db Severe; cannot hear loud speech or understand speech on the telephone; hearing aids required.
91+db Profound; some very loud sounds may be heard or felt through vibration; hearing aids required.