בשל "הגנת זכויות יוצרים", מובא להלן קישור למאמר בלבד. לקריאתו בטקסט מלא, אנא פנה/י לספרייה הרפואית הזמינה לך.
Children with severe hearing loss are known to have more behavioral problems and may perform worse at school than children without.
Few large-scale studies of slight to mild hearing loss are available.
To examine the relevance of slight to mild hearing loss by studying its association with behavioral problems and school performance.
This cross-sectional study was performed within an ongoing prospective birth cohort study in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Participants were part of a population-based sample of children. Between ages 9 and 11 years, 5355 children underwent audiometric and behavioral evaluations.
Children were excluded if they had missing data for either audiometry or both outcomes. Data were collected from April 2012 through October 2015.
Data were analyzed from March to June 2018.