ENT-VSL-4.2 Increase the proportion of adults aged 70 years and older who have had a hearing examination in the past 5 years
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of persons aged 70 years and over who have had a hearing examination within the past 5 years
Number of persons aged 70 years and over
From the 2003-04 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey:
About how long has it been since you last had your hearing tested?
- Less than 1 year ago
- 1 year to 4 years ago
- More than 4 years ago
- Don't know
The numerator for this measure is estimated by all adults who responded “yes” to having their hearing tested “less than 1 year ago” or “1 year to 4 years ago.”
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.