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Table 3 The Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing Scale questionnaire scores and objective hearing measurements for the nine patients that scored less than 7 in one or many of the subscales

From: Hearing problems in patients with hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis

Patient Hearing device SSQ PTA (dB) SRT (dB SNR)
Speech Spatial Qualities Right Left Right Left
1 NO 4.9 5.0 5.6 15 16.25 − 9.3 − 9.4
2 YES 4.3 7.3 5.8 45 51.25 − 4.2 − 5.0
3 NO 8.4 5.6 8.6 17.5 22.5 − 8.7 − 6.9
4 YES 5.8 7.2 7.9 28.75 32.5 − 7.7 − 6.3
5 NO 6.8 6.8 7.5 17.5 21.25 − 9.0 − 8.8
6 NO 7.5 7.5 6.7 5 6.25 − 8.3 − 8.3
7 NO 7.6 6.7 8.5 10 3.75 − 8.9 − 8.8
8 NO 6.0 7.8 8.3 21.25 26.25 − 8.9 − 6.8
9 NO 7.8 6.5 9.4 8.75 10 − 8.0 − 9.0
  1. SSQ = The Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing Scale, PTA = pure tone average (0, 5, 1, 2, 4 kHz), SRT = speech reception threshold in noise, SNR = signal-to-noise ratio