Table 1.

Group mean audiometric threshold in young, middle-aged, and older adults

Frequency
Groups250 Hz500 Hz1000 Hz2000 Hz
Young−0.8 (5.5)6.0 (4.9)3.1 (6.0)1.9 (7.0)
Middle-aged0.6 (7.3)5.8 (8.2)7.1 (8.2)6.3 (9.4)
Older9.6 (10.0)14.6 (8.1)12.9 (7.4)14.6 (10.2)
  • Values in parentheses are SD.