Use of Personal Hearing Protection Devices at Loud Athletic or Entertainment Events Among Adults

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) released an article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on adults’ use of personal hearing protection devices at loud athletic or entertainment events.

The report found that approximately 8% of the surveyed adults reported consistent use of a hearing protection device (HPD) at loud athletic or entertainment events; women and older adults were less likely to use an HPD, whereas adults with hearing impairment, or who had a hearing-impaired household member, or some college education were significantly more likely to use an HPD.

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