Table 2. Hearing loss in the population of Tehran based on the Survey of Health and Disease in the Islamic Republic of Iran (MHME, 1992).
|% of population with hearing loss*
*i.e. Those who reported hearing loss, but were not deaf and did not use hearing aids, based on a questionnaire survey (self reported hearing loss).
**Those who used hearing aids = 1.1%, Deaf in one ear = 0.2%, Deaf in both ears = 0.1%.