A S Niskar
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Estimated prevalence of noise-induced hearing threshold shifts among children 6 to 19 years of age: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994, United StatesA S Niskar
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatrics 108:40-3. 2001..Among children, NITS can be a progressive problem with continued exposure to excessive noise, which can lead to high-frequency sound discrimination difficulties (eg, speech consonants and whistles)...
- Prevalence of hearing loss among children 6 to 19 years of age: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyA S Niskar
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
JAMA 279:1071-5. 1998..Hearing loss in children influences the development of communication and behavioral skills, but few studies in the United States have used pure-tone audiometry to derive hearing loss prevalence estimates for children...
- Environmental public health surveillance: possible estuary-associated syndromeL C Backer
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:797-801. 2001..Five individuals have been identified as meeting PEAS criteria...