Frequency of hearing impairment in children between the age of 2 to 10 years with middle ear infection

Authors

  • Sultan Badar Munir Department of ENT, The Children Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Imran Saeed Department of Peadiatrics ENT, The Children Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sikander Ghayas Khan Riphah International University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Syed Shakeel Ur Rehman Riphah International University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Rabia Ghayas Arif Memorial, Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Madiha Sikander University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Fazaila Ehsan Riphah International University, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.809

Abstract

Abstract

This study was conducted to find out frequency of hearing impairment in middle ear infection. The study design was a cross- sectional survey, conducted from August 2018 to January 2019 in the ENT Department of Children's Hospital Lahore. The data was collected through convenience sampling technique among 52 patients of middle ear infection. The measurements for level of hearing impairment were taken. The data was analyzed using statistical package for social sciences, SPSS 20.0 Out of total 52, There were found 15 (28.8%) had once a month ear infection and 37 (71.2%) had off and 35 (67.3%) patients had mild hearing, 13 (25%) had moderate, 2(3.8%) severe and 2 (3.8%) had normal hearing loss. It was concluded that most of the participants having middle ear infections had hearing loss.

Keywords: Hearing Impairment, Middle Ear Infection, Continuous...

Published

2021-03-04

How to Cite

Sultan Badar Munir, Imran Saeed, Sikander Ghayas Khan, Syed Shakeel Ur Rehman, Rabia Ghayas, Madiha Sikander, & Fazaila Ehsan. (2021). Frequency of hearing impairment in children between the age of 2 to 10 years with middle ear infection. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.809

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