The distribution of various ear diseases in Indonesia according to national survey done in 1994–1996, such as outer ear diseases was about 6.8%, middle ear diseases 3.9%, presbycusis in 2.6%, ototoxicity in about 0.3%, sudden deaf in 0.2% and profound hearing loss 0.1%. Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) was highest prevalence of middle ear disease (3.0%) The prevalence of hard of hearing in the total population was 16.8% and profound bilateral hearing loss about 0.4%.
KeywordsHearing Loss Hearing Impairment Chronic Suppurative Otitis Medium National School Hearing Problem
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