Hearing Quiz

 
Almost Always
Half the time
Occasionally
Never
1.
I have a problem hearing over the phone.

2.
I have trouble following the conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time.

3.
People complain that I turn the TV volume too high.

4.
I have to strain to understand conversations.

5.
I have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background such as a party.

6.
I miss hearing some common sounds like the phone or doorbell ring.

7.
I get confused about where sounds come from.

8.
I misunderstand some words in a sentence and need to ask people to repeat them.

9.
I especially have trouble understanding the speech of women and children.

10.
I have worked in noisy environments.

11.
Many people mumble when they talk.

12.
People get annoyed because I misunderstand what is being said.

13.
I misunderstand what others are saying and make inappropriate responses.

14.
I avoid social activities because I cannot hear well and fear that I'll reply improperly.

To be answered by a family member
15.
Do you think this person has a hearing loss?

16.
Do you have a blood relative with hearing loss?
yes

no

 

 
       
 

Your Score

   

 

What does this mean?
Score Analysis
0-5 Your hearing is good
6-9 Suggest a hearing evaluation
10 and above Strongly recommend a hearing evaluation

If you scored above 6, we suggest that you receive a hearing evaluation. If you'd like to receive more information or to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at (516) 484-0811.