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Loudness Fluctuations: Frequency of Occurrence

Data Set 1: Tinnitus Data Registry, 1981 - 1994 Related Data Summaries

Overall Sample Number: 1630

Number of patients responding to this item: 743sample subset.gif: When the sample size for the current analysis is substantially (more than 10%) smaller than the total number of patients in the database, this will appear to flag that fact.

Format of the Questionnaire Item: View Item In Context?       View Coding In Context?
DOES THE LOUDNESS OF YOUR TINNITUS TEND TO FLUCTUATE UP AND DOWN?
  [] NO       [] YES
            +-------------------------------------------------------------+
 IF YES:--> | INDICATE SIZE OF FLUCTUATIONS:   [] BARELY NOTICEABLE       |
            |                                  [] MODERATE                |
            |                                  [] VERY MARKED             |
            |                                  [] VARIABLE IN SIZE        |
            | HOW OFTEN DO FLUCTUATIONS OCCUR?                            |
            |   [] DAILY                  [] SEVERAL PER WEEK             |
            |   [] SEVERAL PER MONTH      [] RARELY                       |
            +-------------------------------------------------------------+

LOUDNESS FLUCTUATIONS: FREQUENCY OF OCCURRENCE
N %
Fluctuates rarely 76 10.2
Fluctuates several times per month 106 14.3
Fluctuates several times per week 173 23.3
Fluctuates daily 353 47.5
Patient unsure 17 2.3
Other answer 18 2.4
Total* 743 100.0
* Responses to this item were not available from patients prior to May 1986, the date when this item was first added to the questionnaire; in addition, only those patients with loudness fluctuations responded to this item.
Loudness Fluctuations: Frequency of Occurrence
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