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Amount of Effort to Ignore Tinnitus

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

Overall Sample Number: 873

Number of patients responding to this item: 330sample 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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HOW MUCH OF AN EFFORT IS IT FOR YOU TO IGNORE YOUR TINNITUS WHEN IT IS 
PRESENT?
    [] CAN EASILY IGNORE IT
    [] CAN IGNORE IT WITH SOME EFFORT
    [] IT TAKES CONSIDERABLE EFFORT TO IGNORE IT
    [] CAN NEVER IGNORE IT

AMOUNT OF EFFORT TO IGNORE TINNITUS
Males Females All
N Column % N Column % N Column %
Easily ignored 18 7.8 6 6.0 24 7.3
Ignore with some effort 63 27.4 25 25.0 88 26.7
Considerable effort to ignore 81 35.2 40 40.0 121 36.7
Can never ignore 68 29.6 29 29.0 97 29.4
Column Total* 230 100.0 100 100.0 330 100.0
χ2 (2) = 0.911, p = .823
* Responses to this item were not available from patients prior to May 1986, the date when this item was first added to the questionnaire.
Amount of Effort to Ignore Tinnitus
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