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Pledge for Hearing Health Statistic Sources:
Only 16% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss.
Source: Marke Trak VIII: 25 Year Trends in the Hearing Health Market, Sergei Kochkin, Ph.D., Hearing Review, October 2009
People with a mild hearing loss are twice as likely to develop dementia.
Source: Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline, JAMA Internal Medicine, February 2013.
Hearing loss can lead to depression and social isolation.
The average person has trouble hearing for 7 to 10 years before having their hearing checked by a hearing healthcare professional.
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