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Misunderstandings are often signs of early hearing loss that is the understanding between men and women full of misunderstandings and irritations, we not only know since comedian Mario Barth discovered this issue for themselves. The most German citizens but is far less aware that also signs for an early hearing loss can stand behind communication problems between men and women. A nationwide survey conducted by the forsa Institute on behalf of the professional community of HorRex and the 260 acoustics specialist companies members of her, indicates that there are particular partners and family members, the deficits in understanding spoken words first notice. 1,067 men and women 816, had established their own deficits in understanding spoken words, took part in the forsa survey of hearing”, as Tannassia Raghavan HorRex care professional community. A subject of our investigation was how the difficulties of study participants will affect their social environment. It was very clearly, there are in particular the partners and families of those who notice these shortcomings and probably over the years as impairment of the family togetherness experience.” According to the interviewed men and women whose partner or the family found 70 percent communication difficulties.

Friends (16 percent) and colleagues (8 per cent) and ENT doctors (34 per cent) and audiologist (14 percent) ranked much behind it. In the course of the investigation, all participants were given the opportunity to test the latest hearing systems from leading manufacturers in the familiar social environment. Of which more than half of all participants hoped-for an improvement in talks with the spouse and relatives. And those hopes were not dashed”, so Tannassia Reuber. The majority of the participants had clear success during the two-week test.

51 percent of those surveyed were able to confirm they had been pointed out in the test phase by others, that this impression were the respondents they could understand better now.” Upon request we provide you gladly an infographic available. The forsa study hearing see also on our website: press contact: Martin Schaarschmidt, Tel. (0177) 625 88 86, eMail: about HorRex hearing acoustics EC: the hearing acoustics EC headquartered in Kreuztal HorRex was founded in 1995 and is one of the leading performance communities of the Horakustik industry. Today, nationwide over 240 listening acoustic master specialist businesses belong to her. The HorRex care professional aims to offer an individual hearing solution people with hearing loss, which focuses on personal hearing requirements and a fair price / performance ratio. In addition, the HorRex supports its members continuously in joint activities of public relations work, as well as offers in-service training and quality certification. More See founded which society for social research and statistical analysis mbH was forsa 1984 in Cologne. 1991, forsa, opened an Office in Berlin, which today is headquarters. Forsa uses advanced research technologies. The Institute was the 1980s of one of the first in Germany, which was a computer-assisted telephone surveys (CATI) and further developed. In the development and implementation of empirical surveys forsa collaborates with experts from science and practice. The Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute consists of renowned social scientists and guarantees high methodological and content standards. Forsa performs any kind of market, opinion and social research, in which the methods of empirical social research can be used. All collecting and evaluation work be carried out by forsa itself. Forsa has extensive experience in the area of the survey to the health research. For more information, see

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