International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part J (2016)
Interest of ADIP beneficiaries in terms of body worn hearing aid towards behind the ear hearing aid: A camp based cohort survey
Palash Dutta, Sujata Mulia, Indranil Chatterjee and Dr. Ashok Kumar Sinha
Hearing aids (HAs) provide the basis for improving audibility and minimising developmental delays in children and reduces the problem in communication with respect to adults. Multiple guidelines exist to recommend methods for optimising amplification for people whether be a child or adult. The present study sought to evaluate the interest of people with respect to fitting of behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids than body worn hearing aids which are being given to the patients with hearing loss with poor economic background under ADIP scheme by the Government of India. The main aim of the study is to develop a questionnaire so as to make the people aware regarding the various amplification devices and there benefits. Near about 2000 participants were considered in a camp who were given the questionnaire which consisted of a set of 10 questions based upon the cost, cosmetic and performance of hearing aids. Data collected was further analysed by using SPSS version 11.5 and other correlation test in which chi-square test was conducted between the responses of the participants from the pretest1 questionnaire and post-test questionnaire in which p-value was found to be 0.001 (
How to cite this article:
Palash Dutta, Sujata Mulia, Indranil Chatterjee, Dr. Ashok Kumar Sinha. Interest of ADIP beneficiaries in terms of body worn hearing aid towards behind the ear hearing aid: A camp based cohort survey. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(7):671-674.