How is the level of hearing loss divided?

How is the level of hearing loss divided?

What are the basis for the division of light hearing loss and severe hearing loss that we usually say?

In the assessment of hearing disability, the classification of hearing disability developed in China is used. The hearing disability is divided into four levels in terms of structure, function, activity and participation, environment and support.

Listening level: normal hearing

Average hearing (dB HL): -10-25

Hearing performance

00, no communication barriers in life

Hearing level: mild hearing loss

Average hearing (dB HL): 26-40

Hearing performance

01, daily communication is occasionally unclear

02, difficult to distinguish small sounds, such as the wind blowing in the woods

Hearing level: moderate hearing loss

National Hearing Disability Standard: Level 4

Average hearing (dB HL): 41-60

Hearing performance

01, daily communication, hears the sound but often discerns

02, communication difficulties in noisy environments

03, often need the other party to repeat the statement

Hearing level: severe hearing loss

National Hearing Disability Standard: Level 3

Average hearing (dB HL): 61-80

Hearing performance

01, daily communication voice is vague, communication is difficult

02, long need to contact the mouth to communicate

03, noisy environment is basically unable to communicate

Hearing level: very severe hearing loss

National Hearing Disability Standard: Level 2

Average hearing (dB HL): 81-90

National Hearing Disability Standard: Level 1

Average hearing (dB HL): >90

Hearing performance

01, daily communication is not possible, you need to shout

02 can only hear the sound of firecrackers, thunder, etc.

03, often need the other party to repeat the statement

Q&A

What level of hearing loss is recommended for hearing aids?

In general, even if it is only a mild hearing loss, as long as there is an obstacle in communication and it feels that it affects normal life, it should be equipped with a hearing aid.

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