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Loudness Fluctuations: Frequency of Occurrence

Data Set 2: Gender Based Differences in Tinnitus Related Data Summaries

Overall Sample Number: 873

Number of patients responding to this item: 231sample 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.

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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
Males Females All
N Column % N Column % N Column %
Fluctuates rarely 12 7.2 8 12.3 20 8.7
Fluctuates several times per month 28 16.9 6 9.2 34 14.7
Fluctuates several times per week 40 24.1 13 20.0 53 22.9
Fluctuates daily 79 47.6 30 46.2 109 47.2
Patient unsure 2 1.2 5 7.7 7 3.0
Other answer 5 3.0 3 4.6 8 3.5
Column Total* 166 100.0 65 100.0 231 100.0
* 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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