|CATEGORY||Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process|
|Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss|
|NAMES IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES||
|ICD 10 CLASSIFICATION||H90|
360 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss.
About 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears.
About 2 percent of adults aged 45 to 54 have disabling hearing loss. The rate increases to 8.5 % for adults aged 55 to 64. Nearly 25 %of those aged 65 to 74 and 50 % of those who are 75 and older have disabling hearing loss.
|INDIAN STATISTICS||Profound hearing disability in India is about 1 million 1.2 million people have severe hearing disability 0.9 million people have moderate hearing disability 7.1 million people have very mild hearing disability|
|MOST PREVALENT IN||Worldwide prevalence|