QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Trouble Hearing by Sex and Race/Ethnicity – National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2012

Overall, in 2012, non-Hispanic white adults were more likely to report having trouble hearing compared with Hispanic adults and non-Hispanic black adults. Men (18%) were more likely to report having trouble hearing than women (12%). Among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults, men were more likely to report having trouble hearing; however, this pattern was not observed for non-Hispanic black adults, among whom no statistically significant difference was observed between men and women.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6339a8.htm

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