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Tinnitus Localization: Where is Tinnitus "Worst"

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

Overall Sample Number: 1630

Number of patients responding to this item: 1629

Format of the Questionnaire Item: View Items In Context? 1, 2       View Coding In Context?
WHERE DOES YOUR PREDOMINANT TINNITUS SOUND APPEAR TO BE COMING FROM?
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IF IN MORE THAN ONE LOCATION, WHERE IS IT WORST: __________________________

TINNITUS LOCALIZATION: WHERE IS TINNITUS "WORST"
N %
Left ear or side 645 39.6
Right ear or side 525 32.2
Both ears or sides 281 17.2
Head (not lateralized) 123 7.6
Head + one or both ears 16 1.0
Variable location 22 1.4
Patient unsure 6 0.4
Other answer* 11 0.7
Total 1629 100.0
* "Other" answers typically included locations outside the head.
Tinnitus Localization: Where is Tinnitus "Worst"
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